Tag Archives: Whitney

April 2017 News

Welcome to our website about historic Garden Home. In the People and Places pages, you’ll find over a hundred stories and over a thousand photos of vintage Garden Home and residents attending our events. Upcoming Events During the month of March, visit … Continue reading

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Memories of Whitney’s Custom Cannery, Circa 1954-56

By Patti (“The Ransom girl” ) Waitman-Ingebretsen, Multnomah Village My family moved to Maplewood in 1950 and our ¼ acre property allowed for a very large garden.  My father, raised on a farm in Corvallis, knew all about gardening and raising … Continue reading

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Leona Whitney obituary

Leona Whitney, April 26, 1920 to February 18, 2015 We received a notice from Richard Whitney of his mother’s death.  She lived in Henderson, Nevada.  Leona and her husband, Mark, owned Whitney’s Cannery in Garden Home at the current location … Continue reading

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Leona Whitney and the Whitney Cannery, 1950-1976

[Update: Leona Whitney, 1920-2015. Read her obituary here.] The following is from a phone interview with Leona in March 2010. Before coming to Oregon, Leona and Mark Whitney were living in Las Vegas.  Mark was working for the Union Pacific Railroad on … Continue reading

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