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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Odd Fellows Annual Picnic, Benbow Lake (Aug. 30 1925)

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Odd Fellow Picnic, at Lake Benbow, 1925

Odd Fellow Picnic, at Lake Benbow, 1925

This incredible picture is of the Odd Fellows annual picnic that was held at Benbow Lake on August 30, 1925.

I recognize a few folks — like in front toward the right is Clyde Williams and his wife Hettie Williams. And in the center is Mrs. Meredith (blond woman with glasses) and her son, who together ran the Eatonville Hotel.

Click on the photo to enlarge. And if you see anyone you recognize, please let me know.

Photo courtesy of Rich and Ruthie Williams.

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