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Ward Nelson – Garden Home memoir

We moved to 7814 SW Occidental Avenue as it was called in those days, in 1947. Today it is 7170 SW 76th. My parents were Helene and Ward Nelson. We moved from Ardenwald, near Milwaukie, where my grandmother lived. Our … Continue reading

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Garden Home Post Office

According to the book, Oregon Post Offices, 1847-19821, the Garden Home Post Office was first established March 6, 1882. It was then discontinued or had a change of designation on January 31, 1904. It was then reestablished Oct. 26, 1912.  On February 28, … Continue reading

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