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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Indian Henry’s Hunting Ground (ca. 1911)

Submitted by on November 19, 2015 – 7:18 pmNo Comment
Indian Henry's Hunting Ground (ca. 1911)

Indian Henry’s Hunting Ground (ca. 1911)

Here is a postcard of Indian Henry’s Hunting Ground at Mount Rainier, from about 1911.

Here is some information from The Big Fact Book About Mount Rainier:

“At Indian Henrys Hunting Ground, form 1908 to 1915, George Hall and his wife, the former Sue Longmire, had a [] tent camp. A government bulletin from 1912 listed prices at $.75 for a bed or a weekly rate of $15.00 for bed and board. You could have your freight hauled up from Longmire for $.02 per pound. This camp, known as the “Wigwam Hotel” rivaled the one a Paradise in popularity (Camp in the Clouds), however it was severn miles of hard hiking to get there. It was abandoned in 1915.”

Thank you Jeff Morrison for sharing.

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