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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G. B. Ingersoll Keeps Eatonville in Hardware (1911)

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G. B. Ingersoll Ad (1911)

G. B. Ingersoll Ad (1911)

G. B. Ingersoll was the Arrow Lumber of his day. In this 1911 ad that ran in the Eatonville High School Catalogue, he covers it call hardward, furniture, stoves, ranges and building materials.

He was involved in town business — attended the county convention, held office of Town Treasurer and more.

Unfortunately, Ingersoll experienced a major set back a few years later. In 1915, someone inadvertently set his store on fire, setting off what is considered Eatonville’s worst fire.

Eatonville Blaze of 1915

Eatonville Blaze of 1915

Image courtesy of Rich Williams and Gary Henrickson.

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