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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Christensen Barrel (early 1900s)

Submitted by on September 19, 2014 – 3:25 pmNo Comment
Christensen Barrel

Christensen Barrel

This little barrel owned by Steve Burwash came from the Christensen store many years back. Steve says that when he played in a little band, his son Martin Burwash used it as a stool.

The barrel still faintly shows the Christensen name, as well as Eatonville, and Washington Street. When I asked Steve (who is now 93) what came in the barrel, he didn’t know but said, “Pickles used to come in a barrel like that.”

This barrel, I believe, will be donated to the Eatonville museum (aka the little cabin out by Mill Pond).

Christenson's General Store (later Red & White & parking lot)Steve Burwash is leaving his farm out in Ohop Valley this week. The farm is now owned by the Nisqually Land Trust. I hope they understand the historical significance of this little farm.

Photo courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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