Tag Archives: SW 76th Ave

CENTURY HOMES: Sasha Kaplan and Matt Miner

Address: SW 76th Avenue Originally Built: 1910 Original Owners: Margaret and Peter Bettendorf Built in 1910, this house would qualify as an example of a suburban home built for a family at the turn of the century.  It is a … Continue reading

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The Hunt Club, “Memories of Horsing Around Years”

By Patti (Ransom) Waitman-Ingebretsen *The Hunt Club was located on or near the Frank Estate off SW Oleson Rd in the Garden Home area.  Being too young to drive, this writer has no details about location, transportation etc. Teen aged girls … Continue reading

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Zora and Sharka Becvar

Life in Garden Home in the 1930s and 1940s. The front yard at our house had a large walnut tree and one branch was strong and large enough for us to pretend it was a horse. We could saddle it up with a … 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.] Garden Home Grade School September 1934 – May 1939 [Editor’s note: Vlasta wrote the following … Continue reading

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