We saw Bertha Madge Warren last week as a Frankton School student. This image is inscribed, "Marriage place of Bertha Madge Warren (parents home-) Bernard Warren 6/28/1902, Hood River, Ore." Another note was added much later: "1978- This house is still standing on State St. beside what was Adams Laundry."
Unfortunately, it was replaced sometime after 1978. The "Adams Laundry" was where Kickstand Coffee is now. You can see the house to the east looks unchanged, but it's hard to imagine the current house at this address shares much with this 1902 image.
Category: [Downtown Hood River]
So, the Warrens must have moved from the Frankton area to downtown HR?
L.E. on 20th September 2021 @ 7:51am
LE, I've noticed most of the folks we see living in the remote corners of the county move to the city later in life. Living at Ruthton cannot have been easy in those days-- maybe half a day to get to a general store in good weather.
ArthurB on 20th September 2021 @ 10:20am
The original Warren home at Ruthton
A 1903 obituary for Bernard Warren. Two years before he had sold his Frankton home and moved to town.
L.E. on 20th September 2021 @ 11:43am
1506 State St. must be confusing to delivery persons as it is located between 12th and 13th Streets. State Street ends at 13th.
Norma on 20th September 2021 @ 3:46pm
Thanks Norma. Kept trying to figure that out.
Wonder why/how that numbering came to be.
(And the older house had much more beauty.)
nels on 20th September 2021 @ 4:21pm
The house numbers make no sense, but possibly could have been renumbered at some point. But the current house in the photo doesn't look like it was built after 1978. Unless the original house was torn down, and the existing house was an older home moved onto that lot from another location. This story just doesn't make sense.
kmb on 21st September 2021 @ 10:03pm
The home on the right side of the Google maps picture is actually 1227 State Street. According to Zillow, this home last sold on 6/20/2019 for $475,000. This home is currently configured as three rental apartments. This home was obviously built before 1978, but Zillow has no history on when the home was built.
kmb on 22nd September 2021 @ 6:44am