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Portland Golf Club by Joanne DeHaan

Portland Golf Club members developed and maintained the first nine holes of their golf course. But, local men, from the Garden Home area, developed the other nine holes – half of the golf course. In 1920, the golf club hired … Continue reading

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Portland Golf Club

Established in 1914, the Portland Golf Club is a prestigious private golf club in the Garden Home area. You can read more about the club’s history on the their website. From the Portland Golf Club’s description of the 15th hole … Continue reading

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Bob Feldman

Update: Bob passed away February 22, 2016. Click here to read his obituary. Back in the 1940s, you might have seen young Bob Feldman riding his bike home from Garden Home School precariously toting a pail of slop from the cafeteria to … Continue reading

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Clark Martin

Having read Colin Lamb’s entry I thought I would add a little. I was at Garden Home for all of elementary (1950-1958) and lived at 7280 SW 77th through high school. My father, Plez Martin taught at Garden Home for 2-3 years while … Continue reading

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Hunt Club and Riding Academies

The Portland Hunt Club, Portland Riding Academy, Nicol Riding Academy and Aaron Frank’s stables were all within touching distance of each other, so they will be covered together.  So you can tell who the ‘interviewees’ are, so to speak, Don … Continue reading

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Don Smith

March 29, 2010, Rev. 2012 Don Smith is a retired golf pro who worked at the Portland Golf Club, Golf Land, Eastmoreland Golf course and at the national headquarters of the P.G.A. in Florida. Early days: Don was in second grade … Continue reading

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Clark Stephens

[Editor: Clark passed on September 1, 2019, see also the obituary for Clark Stephens.] My parents Noble and Bessie (Elizabeth) Stephens moved to Garden Home in 1928. They both were going to business school in Portland. They and friends would go camping … Continue reading

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