SOURCE: Erickson Living

September 17, 2014 11:58 ET

50th Anniversary of Gilligan's Island: Residents at Greenspring Retirement Community Recreate Iconic Cast Photo

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2014) - It was 50 years ago this September 26th that Gilligan's Island first appeared on television. While the show only ran for three years, it made a significant cultural impact on multiple generations. To celebrate the 50thanniversary of the show, seven residents from Greenspring retirement community in Springfield, Va. recreated an iconic Gilligan's Island cast photo...see attached photos.

Greenspring, one of 18 retirement communities managed by Erickson Living, is situated on a scenic 58-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia. The community is home to nearly 2000 residents, many of whom reside in the over 1400 independent living apartment homes. At Greenspring, over 200 resident-run and resident-driven programs promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average. Additional information about Greenspring can be found at

Remember us? This isn't the first time Greenspring residents have made a social media splash! Check out the "Monster Mash Lip Dub" that earned them worldwide fame in 2012!

Documents and/or Photos available for this release:

Residents at Greenspring Retirement Community Recreate Iconic Gilligan's Island Cast Photo
Actual Cast Image
Single Image of Greenspring Retirement Community Residents

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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Dan Dunne
    Director of Communications
    Erickson Living
    Phone: (410) 916-6338