Eatonville Hospital – 1921
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Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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Postcard from Mountain Rainier (1908)

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Postcard to Anna Peterson (front)

Postcard to Anna Peterson (front)

This time of year, with all the rain, it’s rare to get a glimpse of Mount Rainier. So here’s a glimpse a 100 years back. This postcard was sent to Anna Peterson from Ashford in June or July of 1908.

Telephones didn’t come to Eatonville until 1910 — and it took until 1912 before there were 30 of them out there. Until then, this is how you “dropped a line”.

I’m personally fond of this post card because Anna would have been my next door neighbor.  Check out the address back then — Eatonville, Wash.

Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton and Linda Lewis.

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Postcard to Anna Peterson (back)

Postcard to Anna Peterson (back)

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