Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America

Submitted by on March 7, 2011 – 12:44 amNo Comment
Book by Richard Kluger

The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek, by Richard Kluger

This book looks at the  notorious Medicine Creek Treaty with the Nisqually, Puyallup, Muckleshoot and other tribes, which claimed 2.4 million acres for the United States — an area that includes much of today’s Pierce, Lewis, Thurston and Mason counties.

The 384-page book by Richard Kluger takes a new look at a local piece of history. For more information, click HERE.

 

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