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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Eatonville Mail Bag (early 1900s)

Submitted by on August 17, 2015 – 5:37 pmNo Comment
US Postal bag

US Postal bag (up close)

Eatonville has always had a post office. In fact it was one of the first things T. C. Van Eaton set up when the town was founded. Our first post office opened July 25, 1890.

Here are images of an early mail bag used to deliver letters and packages around town.

If you want to read a story about our postal carriers of the past, just click HERE.  There are also others on the site.

Photo courtesy of Roni Johnson.

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US Postal bag

US Postal bag

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