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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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June 10, 2019 – From Sweden to Oregon event at Nordia House

On Monday, June 10, 2019, we helped sponsor an event at the Nordia House at 8800 SW Oleson Rd learning about the Swedish immigrant experience in Oregon 1850-1950. Attendees reviewed the new displays at Nordia House, enjoyed a slide show … Continue reading

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June 2019 News

In this edition: upcoming the June 10 Swedish immigrant presentation by Ross Fogelquist (at Nordia House), and the June 29 Grand Opening of the expanded Garden Home Community Library. Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People … Continue reading

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Dean Erwin Day obituary

Dean Erwin Day, November 28, 1936 to March 6, 2019 Dean Erwin Day passed away on March 6th at 82. He was born November 28, 1936, in Kelso, Washington, a few months later he moved to Salem, Oregon. In first … Continue reading

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April 2019 News

In this edition: upcoming April 8 Korean Society presentation (at Red Center), April 18 Historic Post Office Safe presentation (at Garden Home Growlers). Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find almost … Continue reading

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