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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

"Grandmother's House", 396 21st. Street SE, (D)

The first thirty years in the life of this house are unknown, but Oregon Historic Sites Database lists it as the Clarance Van Patten House with a construction date of 1905. By 1958 Fannie G. Diamit was living here.
Her granddaughter remembers the house well. In 1991 a family with three daughters moved here, also
enjoying happy memories of this home. Additions have been made to the rear of the house, but the front has remained essentially the same. Of special interest is the decorative metal frieze lining the roof line of this

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