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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Map of Eatonville’s Japanese Villiage

Submitted by on August 12, 2015 – 11:35 pmNo Comment
Eatonville Japanese Village

Eatonville Japanese Village

This is a wonderful look at Eatonville’s Japanese community back in the early 1900s before WWII.

It was created by Maryellen Sakura, wife of David Sakura, who once lived in the town as a small child.

If you click on the image to enlarge it, you’ll see that item #2 has been marked. This was the old milk house and is believed to be the only building left standing. Currently the historical society is trying to raise money to move and restore this building, which they call the Tofu House. 

Photo courtesy of the South Pierce County Historical Society.

Click on image to enlarge.


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