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Don Krom memoir

My parents were George and Harriet McNamara Krom.  My family moved from Wisconsin to Garden Home in 1946 when I was 3 years old.  We bought the house on 7 acres of fruit orchard which was located on the NE … Continue reading

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History of Garden Home written by students in 1962

The following Garden Home history  was written by seventh grade students  in 1962.  It was apparently presented publicly by the PTA at a Founder’s Day event, 1964.   We have an original quite faded copy with the name Dorothy Meisner at … Continue reading

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Dorothy Johnson: Garden Home Recollections

Arrival in Oregon: Pioneers looking for new land and new opportunities describes my family’s arrival in Garden Home in 1941. My father, Gust, mother Jean, sister Shirley and I left Superior, Wisconsin and followed the Lewis and Clark Trail to Oregon. The … Continue reading

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The Newton Boys

The Newtons: Growing Up With Garden Home Gladys and Albert Newton and their seven boys moved to Garden Home in the early fall of 1935. Their eldest, Donal McIntosh, Gladys’ son by a previous marriage, was in his last years at … Continue reading

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Vlasta Becvar Barber

[Editor: Vlasta Nora Barber, age 95, of Tigard, Oregon passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022. Vlasta was born December 7, 1926 in Maplewood, Oregon.] Life on Occidental Avenue in Garden Home in the 1930’s as remembered by Vlasta Becvar Barber in … Continue reading

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