A Masonic Home for Maryland had been talked about for 75 years before it was approved in 1921. In 1927, the Grand Lodge of Maryland purchased Bonnie Blink, a 293 acre farm with a barn and a mansion. Bonnie Blink, which means beautiful view in Scottish, preserved its name from the premier location overlooking the Hunt Valley area.
Construction on Maryland Masonic Homes began in May of 1931. The great depression hindered the grand opening for the homes for one year postponing the opening until May 1, 1934. At that time, Maryland Masonic Homes was an infirmary and dormitory for Master Masons and their families. Today, Maryland Masonic Homes is a premier retirement community that is available to the public.
Our mission is to enrich the physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing of the generation that we serve.