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T. E. Hills (U.S. Civil War veteran)

The name of Mr. T.E. Hills comes up in various accounts of early Garden Home. He lived in the older two-story blue house (DicksonĀ home) on Oleson Road at Shirley Lane, 7730 SW Oleson Road, back in the early 1900s. His … Continue reading

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Veterans of Garden Home

These stories were collected from veterans attending our May 17, 2014 event at the Garden Home Recreation Center celebrating Armed Forces Day. Click here to seeĀ all the photos from that event. Al Azar Al and Lou Ann Hickman Azar live … Continue reading

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May 17, 2014 Armed Forces Day celebration

On May 17, 2014, the Garden Home History Project hosted a celebration of Armed Forces Day at the Garden Home Recreation Center. The event included a formal color guard presentation by the Aloha American Legion Post, introductions of attending veterans … Continue reading

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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 Lambert Wood – A Garden Home Author

Elizabeth Lambert Wood was an early Oregon writer whose books were widely read during her lifetime. Binford and Mort, a Portland Publishing Company now located in Hillsboro, Oregon, published the books. Elizabeth was born in 1874, the ninth of ten … Continue reading

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