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    Post Aruba History enquiry

    Hi Everyone,

    Hoping to connect with people on this forum who lived in Aruba from the 1940's during Lago Oil period.

    Thank you.

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    A friend of mine grew up in the Lago Colony. You can contact him via his email from his e-booklet about Aruba:

    http://www.arubakid.com/booklet.htm

    His background: http://www.arubakid.com/booklet.htm#INTRO
    ~Amy~ - 35th trip to Aruba: New Years Eve 2017/2018 -- South Beach, FL: Feb. 2018 -- Zihuatanejo, MX: March 2018 -- Sedona, AZ: April/May 2018 -- Ireland: June/July 2018 -- 36th trip to Aruba: Sept. 2018




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    Welcome to the aruba.com community forum.

    In the search box enter the words Lago Colony and some threads will appear that may be significant.

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    Welcome to the posting side of the Aruba.com Community Forum!

    I hope you share what you find! Did you live there during that time?
    Jacki ~ loving Aruba from NJ



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    http://www.aruba.com/forum/search.php?searchid=1281978

    Quote Originally Posted by Andrea J. View Post
    Welcome to the aruba.com community forum.

    In the search box enter the words Lago Colony and some threads will appear that may be significant.
    Jacki ~ loving Aruba from NJ



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    Here's another link that may fill in some blanks for you: http://www.historiadiaruba.aw/index....mid=39&lang=en

    Welcome to the forum.

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    Hi and welcome! I grew up in the Colony in the 90's when Coastal took over. I obviously can't be of much help, but love hearing from others that lived there. We lived in #77 and #69 during our time on the island. 77 was directly above the tennis courts, and 69 was directly above Rogers Beach, across from the church. I'm hoping to take lots of photos on "The Colony" in my next trip down

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    Apologies to all. Have not been receiving the notifications of responses. Thank you very much for replying.

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    Thank you Amy.

    Quote Originally Posted by ~Amy~ View Post
    A friend of mine grew up in the Lago Colony. You can contact him via his email from his e-booklet about Aruba:

    http://www.arubakid.com/booklet.htm

    His background: http://www.arubakid.com/booklet.htm#INTRO

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    Thank you Amy. Apologies for the very late reply, as have not been receiving notifications of responses. The booklet is very informative and interesting. Definitely a one-stop shop booklet!

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