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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Air Mail from Swanson Air Field (1953)

Submitted by on January 21, 2015 – 9:09 amNo Comment

1953 Air Mail - Swanson Air FieldMay 2, 1953, Eatonville’s Swanson Air Field was officially dedicated. One of the things folks did to commemorate the event was send air mail, like this envelope from Eatonville to Long Island, New York.

If you would like to read about how the local loggers and budding pilots built the field, just click HERE.

Image courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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