Author Archives: gardenhomehistoryproject

Kenneth John Neuburger obituary

Kenneth John Neuburger October 21, 1940 to June 18, 2018 Ken was born in Longmont, CO to Frank and Leona Rupp Neuburger on October 22, 1940, and died on June 18, 2018 in Portland, OR. The family moved to Salem, OR … Continue reading

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July 2018 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find almost two hundred stories and over fifteen hundred photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. News Lightning strike! On Thursday, June 21 … Continue reading

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June 16, 2018 Historic Bell Ringing Photos

We rang the historic 100-year old bell hanging in the bell tower of the Garden Home Marketplace (formerly Lamb’s Thriftway) on June 16, 2018. Our ears are still ringing! Thanks to Store Manager Mike Babbitt and all of the store … Continue reading

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Development of SW Multnomah Boulevard

Editor: This story, written by Lowell Swanson, was first printed in the Multnomah Historical Society’s Winter 2005 newsletter. The story was retrieved for us by Tim Lyman, their Chair, and is printed with his permission. It validates the date and … Continue reading

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Letha (Kidd) Lane and daughter Jacki (Lane) Wisher

Letha Kidd Lane and her daughter, Jacki Lane Wisher, enjoyed remembering their early Garden Home days from the 1960s up until recent times. Shetland ponies, Alpenrose 4th of July pageants, Rusty Nails, Frank Estate (also known as the Frank Farms), … Continue reading

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June 2018 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find almost two hundred stories and over fifteen hundred photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events Monday, June 11, 6:30 – … Continue reading

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Janice Marie Logan obituary

Janice Marie Logan, September 22, 1961 to April 29, 2018 Janice Marie Logan of Portland, passed away peacefully Sunday, April 29, 2018 at Swedish Hospital in Edmonds, Wash., after a year long battle with liver disease. She was 56. She was … Continue reading

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May 2018 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find almost two hundred stories and over fifteen hundred photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events Friday, May 18, 11 am … Continue reading

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May 18, 2018 Reception Honoring Virginia “Ginny” Mapes

Thank you to everyone who attended our meeting of the Washington County History Societies Roundtable, and following reception honoring Ginny Mapes on May 18, 2018 at the Garden Home Recreation Center.   [Editor: Virginia “Ginny” Mapes authored the first book … Continue reading

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Billie Herzog Marx obituary

Billie Herzog Marx, March 5, 1928 to April 20, 2018 Billie Herzog Marx passed away April 20, 2018 at the age of 90. Billie grew up in Portland and attended Grant High School, Reed College and graduated from the University … Continue reading

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