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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Frank Van Eaton and BW Lyon Sr. (Oct. 1962)

Submitted by on June 6, 2016 – 8:59 pmNo Comment
BW Lyon Sr. & Frank Van Eaton (1962)

BW Lyon Sr. & Frank Van Eaton (1962)

This wonderful shot of Frank Van Eaton and BW Lyon Sr. was taken in front of the Eatonville High School in October, 1962.

Frank Van Eaton was born in Eatonville in 1894, and played a big role in the community throughout his life. There is a whole write up about him here. 

BW Lyon, was a former superintendent of the school and had a tremendous impact (more later on that.)

Photo courtesy of the Baublits family, and taken by Joe Larin.

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