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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Dining at Hotel Snow (early 1900s)

Submitted by on June 12, 2013 – 3:59 pmNo Comment
Dining at the Hotel Snow

Dining at the Hotel Snow

In the early 1900s, the Mill Villiage Motel in Eatonville wasn’t around. In fact, the man who would build it, Keith Malcolm, wasn’t even born yet. Back in the teens, you would have gotten a room and a hot meal at the Hotel Snow for the affordable price of $2.00 (about $45 today).

Here’s a shot of guests being served a home cooked meal in the dining room.

Photo courtesy of the Parnell family.

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1913 ad for Hotel Snow

1913 ad for Hotel Snow

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