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Fanno family biography

Fanno is an important name here in our southwest Portland community. The Fanno Creek Trail follows the historic Oregon Electric Railroad track bed that crosses Fanno Creek. The trail then connects to the Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District’s (THPRD) … Continue reading

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History of the Historic Oregon Electric Railway Segment of the Fanno Creek Trail

In 1847, a pioneer from Missouri named Augustus journeyed to the Oregon territory. He traveled the Tualatin Plains Indian Trail searching for land for a homestead. He eventually chose a spot not far from Garden Home with fertile lowlands and a stream … Continue reading

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Fanno Creek Dairy – Blotters

Blotter advertisements for the Fanno Creek Dairy. Blotters were commonly used when people used wet ink fountain pens. Bob Feldman grew up on this property which was about 55 acres north from Garden Home Road from 87th to 92nd.  They delivered milk to … Continue reading

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Fanno Creek Dairy drawing, photographs

Photographs from Bob Feldman’s family As described in Bob Feldman’s story, he grew up on the Fanno Creek Dairy Farm which was about 55 acres south of Garden Home Road at 88th.  When Bob’s grandparents deeded the property to their … Continue reading

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