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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New Eatonville Hospital (ca. 1909)

Submitted by on February 23, 2014 – 9:00 amNo Comment
First Eatonville Hospital (ca. 1909)

First Eatonville Hospital (ca. 1909)

Eatonville’s first hospital and staff.  In fact, if you look off to the right you can see a carpenter still working on it.

“The first doctor, D. A. Martiny, came in 1904. Before 1910 he built The Lumbermen’s Hospital, the first hospital, at the corner of Mashell Ave. N. and Lynch Street across form where the high school stands.” (Timber Town and Later, by Edith Erickson)

The building still stands today.

If anyone has information on the nursing staff back then, I’d love to give the ladies some credit.

Photo courtesy of the South Pierce County Historical Society.

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