Linden Ponds Artists Create Hall of Presidents

Hingham, MA --  When Linden Ponds decided they wanted to celebrate the many Presidents of the United States, residents Burt Longenbach and members of his water color painting class responded. 

The artists came together to create The Linden Ponds Hall of Presidents Exhibition which includes a number of charcoal drawings of many Presidents (18 in by 24 in) and four 6ft by 8ft watercolor portraits of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt and new this year President Barack Obama. 

"This is the 3rd year the Hall of Presidents Exhibition has been on display at Linden Ponds," said Molly Lynch St. John, Community Services Manager, Linden Ponds.  "The last two years the group had 28 charcoal drawings and three watercolor portraits.  This year they created 11 more charcoal drawings and one more 6ft by 8ft watercolor portrait.  The Hall of Presidents Exhibition at Linden Ponds is spectacular and the residents did an amazing job."

6ft by 8ft watercolor portrait of President Barack Obama unveiled this year

This year the following Linden Ponds residents helped Longenbach; Ann O’Malley, Doreen Geissenhainer, Ed Petcavage and Hilda Peirce.

Linden Ponds is one of 18 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living. Linden Ponds is situated on a scenic 108-acre campus in Hingham, Massachusetts. The vibrant campus opened in October 2004, and is home to 1,200 people who are enjoying life to the fullest.