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August 2020 Update – Garden Home History Email.  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 Garden Home memoirs.
July 2020 Update – Garden Home History Email. The Hunt Club, “Memories of Horsing Around Years”, Baseball in Garden Home, Letha (Kidd) Lane and daughter Jacki (Lane) Wisher, History of the Alpenrose Dairy, History of the Portland Golf Club, New vintage photos of Whitney’s Cannery, Sale of the Alpenrose Dairy.
2020 May Newsletter May 2020 Newsletter (PDF). 10th Anniversary of the Garden Home History Project, COVID19, Garden Home Cooks! display in the library display cabinet, 1936 aerial photograph updates, blooming of the Oleson Gardens, photos of the Garden Home History Project Board of Directors, excerpts from some of our favorite stories from the website, and Garden Home History Through The Years in photos.
2019 November NewsletterNovember 2019 Newsletter (PDF). Preparing for the Holiday Bazaar, Grocery Store Closing, Hunt Club Childhood of Mike Norris, M.D., Clark N. Stephens obituary, Board meetings and presentations, THANKS for your donations, Printed Gazettes, Treasurer Marie Pacella, and Activities and Programs Year in Review.
2019 August NewsletterAugust 2019 Newsletter (PDF). New history cabinet in the newly expanded Library, photo of Don Dunbar and Molly Carlisle. Stories on Andrew Gorman’s totem pole, and Glenn and Isolda Steele. Garden Home History Board picnic. Garden Home School faculty of 1971.
2019 June NewsletterJune 2019 Newsletter (PDF) Memoir from Postmistress Lana Smith, Ole Oleson and Polly Philena Patton Oleson, History display at the Garden Home Library hallway
2019 April NewsletterApril 2019 Newsletter (PDF) Korean Society, history of Garden Home Post Office and postal safe, Alpenrose, obits: Babbitts, Don Sprague, Marlene Tufts
2018 November NewsletterNovember 2018 Newsletter (PDF)  Veterans event, Holiday Bazaar, Oregon Trail, Halloween graveyard display
2018 August NewsletterAugust 2018 Newsletter (PDF) Garden Home School Class of 1958 Reunion, Bonney and Woodward family, Wisher and Lane family, history of Multnomah Blvd, Ginny Mapes reception, bell ringing event
2018 April Newsletter2018 April Newsletter (PDF) Church bell, Robert Gertsch, Nancy Donner, Bruce Koester, water tanks, Cannery talk
2017 December Newsletter2017 December Newsletter (PDF) Dorothy Johnson, Pat Boone, Black Rock Coffee construction, officers
2017 July Newsletter2017 July Newsletter (PDF) Ice cream social event, cemetery tour event, Garden Home Market Place name change, new businesses, Garden Home Facebook page by Ginny Mapes
2017 February Newsletter2017 February Newsletter (PDF) Big snows in Garden Home, heart research, bell ringing event, chocolate candy contest, school bus, elephant on Westgard, the Cannery
2016 August Newsletter2016 August Newsletter (PDF) and BHS history chronology special insert (PDF) Reunion Garden Home School and Beaverton High, Garden Tour, Century homes, Godwin, Moore obituary, Upchurch memoir
2016 May Newsletter2016 May Newsletter (PDF) Garden Tour, Steele, Patti Waitman-Ingebretson, Margaret Simmons Patton, Murder on Garden Home Rd.
2016 February Newsletter2016 February Newsletter (PDF) Aerial maps, t-shirt sales, Kaplan Century home event, Beaverton High School celebration
2015 November Newsletter2015 November Newsletter (PDF) Bell ringing event, Marugg, Fredrickson, Nordia Center
2015 January Newsletter2015 January Newsletter (PDF) 2015 calendar, Fanno Creek Trail signs, railroad talk
2013 Fall Newsletter2013 Fall Newsletter (PDF) 2014 calendar, note cards, Lillian, Olive Oleson, Westgard, Larry, Linda Monk
2013 Spring Newsletter2013 Spring Newsletter (PDF)  Gerry Frank, large Garden Home sign work, donors, Koeber, Eliz. Newton, Bette Waldele Sturtevant
2012 Summer Newsletter2012 Summer Newsletter (PDF) 100th Anniv. Garden Home School event, Feldman, Wilcox, Churches, WW2 plane crash, Jack Steele, donors, Treasurer’s report
2012 Spring Newsletter2012 Spring Newsletter (PDF) Open house Fogelbo, Unitarian building, Historic Garden Home street signs,  Feldman Fanno Creek Dairy
2012 Winter Newsletter2012 Winter Newsletter (PDF) Street signs, 2012 calendar, Ole and Polly Oleson, WW2 plane crash, Doc Hickman, Hal Pallay, Elizabeth Lambert Wood
2011 August Newsletter2011 August Newsletter (PDF) 100th Anniversary of first Garden Home School, first calendar of vintage photos
2011 June Newsletter2011 June Newsletter (PDF) Von Bergen Dairy, Schanen-Zolling house, Becvars, Whitney’s cannery, Dorothy Johnson
2011 February Newsletter2011 February Newsletter (PDF) Baseball photo, slide show, Crescent Grove cemetery tour, Clark Stephens, Don Smith, Leona Whitney, Garden Home Extension
2010 May Newsletter2010 May Newsletter (PDF) Our beginning! Carolyn Ernstrom Welch, Poutala, Olive Stott Gabriel, George Babbitt, website development by Stan Houseman