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Updated: 03/22/2014 08:00:03AM

Dorothy Platt Tuynman remembers original homestead

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PHOTO PROVIDED BY DIANA HARRIS

One of EnglewoodÂ’s original homesteads, built by the Biorseth family in1898, photo circa 1918.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY DIANA HARRIS

The taller boy is Robert Platt and the little girl next to him is Dorothy Platt Tuynman. The Biorseth homestead can be seen in the background. The photo was taken in 1918.

PHOTO PROVIDED BY DIANA HARRIS

The taller boy is Robert Platt and the little girl next to him is Dorothy Platt Tuynman. The Biorseth homestead can be seen in the background. The photo was taken in 1918.

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Dorothy is 100 years old this week. Today she is being feted with a party given by her family. She is the granddaughter of one of Englewood’s original pioneer families, the Biorseths.

Over the years Dorothy and other members of her family have shared with me some of their early personal family history.

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