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OLHD 2018 Summer Field Trip

Mark your calendars for our Aug. 4th field trip to North Clackamas County’s oldest extant church! Visit to 1907 Jennings Lodge Church Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 10:30 AM The oldest church still standing in northern Clackamas County Tour of … Continue reading

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Sandes of Time is for sale

Greetings: The historic Harvey G. Starkweather house on River Rd. is for sale. OLHD was privileged to have been given a tour of this house several Christmases ago. This house and property is an icon in our community – connected … Continue reading

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OLHD June 2018 Meeting

THURSDAY JUNE 14TH 7:00 P.M. Oak Lodge Water Services District Offices 14496 S.E. River Rd. @ Maple St. Greetings: Our next OLHD meeting is coming soon, and it will be the last meeting before our summer break. The next meeting … Continue reading

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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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