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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Sofie Hammer Sings in Eatonville (1912)

Submitted by on September 8, 2011 – 3:48 pmNo Comment
Sofie Hammer comes to Eatonville

Sofie Hammer comes to Eatonville

Eatonville may have only had a dirt roads and a few street lights in in 1912, but it still had culture. Sofie Hammer, a Norwegian singer, came to town and entertained folks nearly 100 years ago. She was called the Nightingale of the North.

Photos courtesy of the Taylor family.

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Program for Sofie Hammer performance, 1912

Program for Sofie Hammer performance, 1912


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