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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Van Eaton home in the early 1960s

Submitted by on January 19, 2016 – 9:00 am2 Comments
Van Eaton Home early 1960s

Van Eaton Home early 1960s

The Van Eaton home has experienced some transformations. Built originally in 1898 by T.C. Van Eaton, it was looking a bit worn down here in 1960s.

Justin Van Eaton says, “My Grandmother Elsie Van Eaton used to have a wonderful Garden there. I remember playing among the Sunflowers and Oregon Giant Green Beans.”

Later on, T.C.’s grandson Dr. Tom Van Eaton, would transform the home, adding on and making it his own without changing what original made it unique.

Photo courtesy of Jeff Morrison.

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T.C. Van Eaton home 1971 (front)

T.C. Van Eaton home 1971 (front)

Van Eaton home 2009 - at Centennial Tour

Van Eaton home 2009 – at Centennial Tour

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  • Pamela Franklin says:

    I was a patient of Thomas Van Eaton in 1983 /prenatal. My Jennifer Sue was born Dec 1st 1983 .But on Jan26th 1984 she past away from SIDS.He came to the services, I was so surprised to see him, I knew he was a caring &Loving Dr. When u was told she was the first baby he ever lost. My pain didn’t matter anymore, My Heart cried for him. With LOV Pamela Franklin

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