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Special Path to Eden Hall
Special Path to Eden Hall

Relic of the past are the original gates into Watson Street by which Mr Armstrong of Eden Hall could get to his factory Armstrong Linen & the railway station was by way of a special path across the swampy ground from his house.
See copy of 1907 ordnance survey map with the path mentioned coloured red.

Ordnance Survey Map of Edenderry - 1907
Ordnance Survey Map of Edenderry - 1907

This is a copy of the Ordnance Survey Map of Edenderry in 1907.

1907 Ordnace Survey Map -Methodist Wooden Tabernacle
1907 Ordnace Survey Map -Methodist Wooden Tabernacle

The Methodist WOODEN TABERNACLE is outlined in red.



Map of location of Eden Hall
Map of location of Eden Hall

Eden Hall was demolished in early 30's or thereabouts.The land was sold & Eden Crescent or Guinea Row as it was commonly known was built on part of it.
The all weather hockey pitch at Chambers Park was also built on another part of it.
At the entrance to Eden Hall was the Gate lodge.

Survey map of the Edenderry area 1858
Survey map of the Edenderry area 1858

The area was surveyed in 1858.

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The rose grower from Portadown
The rose grower from Portadown

ECHS do a lot for the community that you dont hear about. The chairman was recently asked to talk about the influence of Sam McGredy and his production of roses.
Sam was a world wide expert on the production of roses who came from Portadown. He recently passed away in New Zealand . The talk was done in the millennium centre in Portadown and was well received by all who attended it.
Sam employed a lot of people from Portadown especially during the summer holidays. Information can be found on YouTube and the internet.
Book launch
Book launch

Our book launch for the History of Portadown Gasworks
Book launch
Book launch

Everyone is welcomed to our book launch in December 2019. If your able to attend it would be nice to see you there
2 famous people from the Edenderry area
2 famous people from the Edenderry area

Who remembers these 2 teachers
An introduction to the Edenderry area
An introduction to the Edenderry area

Our chairman Mr McClure wrote for a book giving an introduction to the Edenderry area

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