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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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Remembering the Tate family

Shirley Dickson remembers the Tate family who lived next door on Shirley Lane. A couple of things about Toad Tate. As you probably know, that was the nickname for Lyle Jr,. It was something about how he liked to swim. … 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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Dickson Family

Shirley Dickson The Ken Dickson family lived in the older two-story blue house on Oleson Road at Shirley Lane. Mr. T.E. Hills lived in this house, now 7730 SW Oleson Road, back in the early 1900s. His obituary says he … Continue reading

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