In this edition: August 2021 Gazette, OPB Oregon Experience – Road to Statehood, Remember series entry, Discover Garden Home series entry.
August 2021 Gazette
In the August 2021 edition of the Gazette, read about Trader Joe’s and ACE Hardware, the beaver dam at Hideaway Park, the historic Day home now houses Local Leaf, Century Homes, and the reopening of the Garden Home Community Library.
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New Library Hours
The Garden Home Community Library is reopening! Their new hours as of July 27, 2021 are Monday-Friday 10AM to 6PM, and Saturday 10AM to 3PM. Closed on Sundays.
In 1881, T.A. Wood filed the original Garden Home plat with Washington County and concluded with “said Streets and said Lots numbering 43 in all are included and constitute all of what I hereby name and is hereby designated as Garden Home.” Named 140 years ago.
OPB Oregon Experience – Road to Statehood
We enjoyed the recent OPB Oregon Experience program on Oregon’s Road to Statehood. You can watch it free online on the OPB website.
Historic Garden Home street signs: We currently have about 35 of the Historic Garden Home street sign toppers in our community. Each sign was purchased by a friend or family member to honor their loved one. Click here to view photos of the signs and for information about sponsoring a sign.
Our generous donors permit us to print and mail this newsletter for our non-e-mail people and for the Garden Home Recreation Center. We also replace the Historic Garden Home street signs once for signs that disappear, current cost for each sign. We also have website costs, printing, paper, plaques and many other costs of an organization. Donor names are listed on our History Bulletin Board at the Recreation Center. Thank you to all of our donors and to all of our volunteers for their time and skills.