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June 2012 Fogelquist and the Unitarian Church, Open Houses

A special invitation from Ross Fogelquist and the Unitarian Fellowship to enjoy these historical buildings.  Presentations at  1, 2, and 3 pm.  Parking at both buildings, can walk from one to the other.  More information, see Newsletters:  Spring 2012 Garden … Continue reading

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Garden Home Community United Methodist Church’s Historic Bell

The bell in Lamb’s Thriftway in Garden Home has the following description on a bronze plaque: THIS BELL WAS FIRST INSTALLED IN THE GARDEN HOME COMMUNITY CHURCH. IT WAS LOCATED  at S.W. 71st AND GARDEN HOME ROAD IN 1918. IN … Continue reading

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Sep 24, 2011 Centennial anniversary of the first Garden Home class for school children

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011: We’ll be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the first Garden Home class for school children, beginning at 10 am. In 1911 the class was held upstairs in Chris Jager’s store, now the Dairy Queen corner. The original Garden Home … Continue reading

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May 18, 2011 Evening at the Old Cannery

Photos from the Evening at the Old Cannery event held May 18, 2011.

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Apr 9, 2011 Crescent Grove Cemetery Tour

The tour will take about one hour. Wear good walking shoes. You’ll hear stories about Margaret Scherner, one of the early Postmistresses. Also the Nichols who developed the first store in the early 1900s and the sad story of their … Continue reading

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Nov 8, 2010 Garden Home History Project Meeting

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010 Garden Home Recreation Center, 6 pm AGENDA: 1.  Sharing desserts made from vintage recipes and memoirs.  Bring something if you’d like! 2.  Viewing vintage photos that tell the stories about Garden Home.  With commentary. 3.  Discussing how we might celebrate the 100th year … Continue reading

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Oct 16, 2010 Crescent Grove Cemetery Tour

Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 at 1 PM The Garden Home History Project will be conducting a tour of the historic Crescent Grove Cemetery on S.W. Greenburg Road next to Washington Square. The cemetery was established in 1852, and is the oldest … Continue reading

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Feb 20, 2010 Researching House History

WORKSHOP ON RESEARCHING YOUR HOME OR STREET HISTORY Garden Home Community Recreation Center February 20, 2010 9:00 am – 12:00 noon Join us for a morning aimed at providing you with a means to develop a history of your Garden Home … Continue reading

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Oct 2009 Historic Bell Ringing

Photos from the October 2009 historic bell ringing at Lamb’s Thriftway.

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Garden Home Crossing – Oleson Gardens Dedication

This is the speech given by Terry Moore at the dedication of the SW Oleson Road gardens  on October 18, 2008. I’m Terry Moore and I’d like to welcome you all to the dedication of our new Oleson gardens on this … Continue reading

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