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A page from our history

Original post made on Nov 27, 2012

Silas and Olive Holbrook Palmer lived at Elmwood in Atherton until the home burned down in 1958, just a few months after Olive died. The 22-acre estate was given to the town of Atherton for a park, which survives today. ==I Photo courtesy of Atherton Heritage Association.==

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Posted by Garrett, a resident of another community
on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm

It may sound funny this, but if you want to build a library in this park, built like the house in the photo.


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