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Experience History that Inspires Hope of Recovery Today

See the Film About the Lives, Legacy & Home of Bill W. & Lois W.

In 1941, 46-year-old Bill Wilson and 50-year-old Lois Wilson came out of a two-year stretch without a home. Bill, Alcoholics Anonymous cofounder and Lois, Al-Anon Family Groups cofounder finally had a home of their own. They named it Stepping Stones and it has been an inspiring hub for recovery ever since as it welcomed fellowship events and saw historic activities unfold that forever changed the world. Bill and Lois lived the 12-Step life at Stepping Stones and brought hope to individuals and families that alcoholism recovery was possible. See how the Wilson’s story unfolds as you explore Stepping Stones through a live virtual tour or an in-person visit. The home appears frozen in time as if Lois just stepped out for a moment. Let us welcome you home as you view 10,000 original objects, including her memorabilia “gallery” that Lois set up like a museum. Sit at Bill’s writing desk in his studio, “Wit’s End.” Stroll the gardens. Glimpse manuscripts and photographs from among the 100,000 left by the Wilsons. We invite you to a moving, meaningful, and inspiring experience about the historic place of gratitude and recovery – Stepping Stones. Please sign up for more information today!

Be a Part of the Legacy of A.A. Cofounder Bill W. & Al-Anon Cofounder Lois W.

View of Video About the Home Where 12-Step Recovery Blossomed Worldwide!

Stepping Stones invites you to join our mission to preserve and share the home, archive, and legacy of Bill and Lois Wilson, respective cofounders of Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon Family Groups. Your participation helps inspire recovery and preserves their beloved 100-year-old home, their archive, and over 10,000 artifacts on the National Historic Landmark in Katonah, New York. Your assistance through a donation lets us share the moving life stories of these two great humanitarians whose work, writings, and kindness continue to help save lives today as people seek recovery from the family disease of alcoholism through the 12 Steps.