Garden Club of
Villa Park

celebrating 81 years

The History of the Men's Garden Club of Villa Park
The Club celebrated its 75th Anniversary in 2011, having been
founded in 1936. The pictures below were taken at the October Awards Night
and Celebration. Member Al Dekker set up a presentation of memorabilia for viewing.
There are also pictures of the 1952 and 1960 Annual Fall
Show which featured thousands of entries.
There are also pictures from 1999 when the “hoophouse” was erected.
As a rememberance, each current member received “An Historical View,”
a trowel with the original logo, and a coin commemorating the occasion.
 


(Click on any picture to enlarge)










 1936 












Installation of the Hoophouse - 1999






1952 Annual Fall Show











1960 Annual Fall Show - It is interesting that the
1960 pictures were turned into postcards.






      

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