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OLHD April 2018 Meeting

THURSDAY APRIL 12TH ​ 7:00 p.m. Oak Lodge Water Services District Offices 14496 S.E. River Rd. @ Maple St.​ Greetings: Our next OLHD meeting is coming up fast, so be sure and get it on your calendar. At this meeting … Continue reading

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OLHD Member Benefits

One of the advantages to belonging to an organization is the benefits it offers.  To a large extent OLHD’s benefits are intangible — a sense of pride that  one is supporting a good cause. However, because OLHD is a dues-paying … Continue reading

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Concord School Mystery Solved

Most of us are aware that Concord School has been at the same location for over 125 years. But we also know that the current building was not the first – there have been three. So the question arose, where … Continue reading

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Appeal for “Park Letters”

March 9, 2018 Dear History Detectives: As you know from presentations at recent OLHD meetings, the Oak Lodge History Detectives have been involved for some months in Section 106 negotiations about the former Jennings Lodge campground as required by the … Continue reading

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OLHD February 2018 Meeting

THURSDAY FEB. 8TH Oak Lodge Water Services Bldg. 14496 S.E. River Rd. @ Maple St. 7:00 P.M. Greetings: Come and join us Feb. 8th to learn what’s been happening in the world of local history.  A tentative agenda includes: Resumption … Continue reading

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A new Oak Lodge Library is in the future!

Monday, January 29th is your chance to learn about a plan to build a new library in Oak Lodge—and provide your vision and ideas. A library is more than a place to house books. Libraries are also places for residents … Continue reading

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Mendonholm Villa and Charles Glafke

A month ago the Oak Grove Observer posted a photo of “Mendonholm Villa”, once a stately residence in Oak Grove owned by C. E. Glafke. Though the original property has recently been developed with numerous homes, the house still exists … Continue reading

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End of the Oatfield Legacy

During the week prior to Christmas, the 1903 Phil Oatfield house on Oatfield Rd. succumbed to the wrecking ball. After 114 years of being a home for the Oatfields and subsequent families the historic building was demolished as a result … Continue reading

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OLHD December Meeting

THURSDAY DEC. 14th 7:00 P.M. Oak Lodge Water Services Bldg. 14496 S.E. River Rd. @ Maple St. Greetings: Based on last month’s vote to limit the number of meetings we will hold in 2018 our December meeting will be the … Continue reading

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OLHD November 2017 Meeting

Greetings: Our November meeting will be a continuation of our October “Annual Meeting” when we re-elected our Treasurer and solicited nominations for Chair and Co-Chair. Thus far no one has come forward to serve as Chair or Co-chair and we … Continue reading

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