Moore’s Restaurant
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If you were around in the area in the 70s and 80s, then you are familiar with Moore family. The Moore Family Mountain Crafts in Ashford, Washington provided a place for a multitude of talented …

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Ashford Public School

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Ashford School (prior to 1949)

Ashford School (prior to 1949)

There was a school in Ashford from 1906 until it was consolidated with Eatonville in 1949.

Ashford was first known at Succotash Valley, named by the Indians, but was later called Ashford after Walter Ashford — one of the early settlers. (per History of Southeastern Pierce County.)

It turns out (see Randy’s comments) only the basement level remains. The school building burned down around 1959 and the basement was remodeled becoming the Highlander Tavern and Cafe. It is still there today and has an abundance of old photos of the area.

Photo courtesy of Laurie Anderson Osborn. 

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Kids outside the Ashford Public School

Kids outside the Ashford Public School

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