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1944 Crash of Lt. Robert Strong’s P-63 Kingcobra fighter plane

We had reports from a number of residents who lived in Garden Home in the 1940s of a fighter plane crash in Garden Home. They recall that they went to the crash site to try to find souvenirs or the … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Newton

I was born in 1953 and brought home to 7700 SW Alden. My parents were Malcolm and Adele Newton. I started school in 1959. I remember walking up to Lamb’s market center. There was an ice cream store where Baskin & Robbins is … Continue reading

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The Newton Boys

The Newtons: Growing Up With Garden Home Gladys and Albert Newton and their seven boys moved to Garden Home in the early fall of 1935. Their eldest, Donal McIntosh, Gladys’ son by a previous marriage, was in his last years at … 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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