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September 2020 News

In this edition: Old Market Pub and Brewery, Demolition of George log home, New housing developments, Windmill fun, 1981 Thriftway opening flyer, Railway bed on Middelbrooks’ property off SW 71st Ave. Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In … Continue reading

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August 2020 News

In this edition: Portland Golf Club by Joanne DeHaan, Remember the exterior murals on Scotty’s restaurant prior to its purchase by the Dugout?, Century Homes, John & Dawn, True Love, Thanks to other Garden Home History friends who are writing … Continue reading

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July 2020 News

In this edition: History of the Portland Golf Club, celebrating summer fun in early Garden Home, sale of the Alpenrose Dairy, and more. Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find well … Continue reading

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June 2020 News

In this edition: New vintage photos of Whitney’s Cannery. History of the pedestrian path on SW Garden Home Road. Detailed information on the construction history of Garden Home School. Fanno Creek Trail memorial benches. Harold Gjerman, and more. Welcome to … Continue reading

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April 2020 News

In this edition: Help us celebrate the History Project’s 10th anniversary. Where was the Garden Home Railroad Station? Find your neighborhood in our annotated 1936, 1954 and 1957 aerial photos. The future of historic artifacts previously housed in the Garden … Continue reading

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November 2019 News

In this edition: October 5 bell ringing, Lamb’s Thriftway closure, visit by famed organist and daughter of Dorothy Johnson, Dorothy Papadakos, and more favorite teacher recollections. Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, … Continue reading

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October 2019 News

In this edition: October 5 bell ringing, Lamb’s Thriftway closure, visit by famed organist and daughter of Dorothy Johnson, Dorothy Papadakos, and more favorite teacher recollections. Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, … Continue reading

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September 2019 News

In this edition: August 24 Recreation Center Mini-Market, September 9 Show & Tell, Lamb’s Thriftway closure, and more favorite teacher recollections. Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find almost two hundred … Continue reading

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July 14, 2019 – Garden Home History Board Member picnic and tour of WormWood Manor

Garden Home History board members met for a July picnic at the historic WormWood Manor, hosted by Jan Fredrickson and Kevin Mistler, both on our Board of Directors. We tried out the new spinner and BINGO games about Garden Home … Continue reading

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August 2019 News

In this edition: upcoming the August 24 Recreation Center Mini-Market, September 9 Show & Tell, photos of the June 10 Nordia House event, and recollections about a favorite teacher, Virgil Pearce. Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In … Continue reading

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