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 Area in 1897

Submitted by on March 23, 2016 – 9:00 amNo Comment
1897 Map - Eatonville area

1897 Map – Eatonville area

These wonderful maps of the area, including this first one created in 1897, come to us via Abbi Write Wonacott. There are a few names here you don’t hear any more, like Glennis, Hollandale and Leber. You might also notice Kapowsin has a different spelling.

Abbi Wright says, “Kipowsin was the word for slow water.”

Mary Schactler, who lives on the original Campbell homestead, says the map was drawn up, “When Campbell Lane was the old road to Eatonville (through sections 9 and 10).”

Enjoy taking a closer look!

Kipowsin Lake

Kipowsin Lake

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