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May 21, 2017 Crescent Grove Cemetery Tour

We enjoyed our May 21 tour of early Garden Home pioneer graves at the Crescent Grove Cemetery. A beautiful day, four guides reviewed the histories of over two dozen of our brave pioneers, most of whom came out on the Oregon … Continue reading

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Mathew Patton

Mathew Patton (Nov 15, 1805 to Sep 17, 1892) was the father of John Patton (Mar 27, 1821 to Dec 23, 1864) and grandfather of Polly Philena Patton Oleson (Jan 19, 1856 to Oct 11, 1934), wife of the “original” … Continue reading

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Apr 9, 2011 Crescent Grove Cemetery Tour

The tour will take about one hour. Wear good walking shoes. You’ll hear stories about Margaret Scherner, one of the early Postmistresses. Also the Nichols who developed the first store in the early 1900s and the sad story of their … Continue reading

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Oct 16, 2010 Crescent Grove Cemetery Tour

Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 at 1 PM The Garden Home History Project will be conducting a tour of the historic Crescent Grove Cemetery on S.W. Greenburg Road next to Washington Square. The cemetery was established in 1852, and is the oldest … Continue reading

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