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November 5, 2016 Bell Ringing at Lamb’s Garden Home Market

On November 5, 2016, we held another bell ringing at Lamb’s Garden Home Market (Thriftway). Many people had fun ringing the historic bell in the clock tower.  This bell was first installed in the old Community Church at the corner … Continue reading

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November 14, 2015 Historic Bell Ringing

We all had a great time ringing the huge 1918 historic bell from the original Garden Home Community Church, now housed in the tower at the entry of Lamb’s Thriftway in Garden Home. Displays of Garden Home History and the … Continue reading

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Lyle “Toad” Tate

The following story about Lyle Tate is reprinted from the Nov. 11, 1997 Oregonian newspaper. The author Norm Maves, Jr. and the Oregonian newspaper has given permission for this reprinting. Lyle Tate lived at 7560 SW Shirley Lane, near the intersection, … 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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Colin Lamb and the history of Lamb’s Garden Home Thriftway

April 22, 2010 by Colin Lamb My Dad, Forrest Lamb, developed the first Lamb’s Thriftway in 1957 on th e northeast section of the Garden Home intersection. Dad and his brother Robert had started a grocery business, Lamb Brothers Market, in … 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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