Waiving from the Flag Pole (1914)

Henry Christensen helping up the flag pole
Henry Christensen helping up the flag pole

We did a post a while back about the flag pole going up in 1914. Roni Johnson had an even better photo (from her family album) of the event. Here is Henry Christensen waiving from the top of the pole.

“Grandma’s family had the telephone company so all of her brothers were used to running up and down the poles. The girls ran the switchboard,” says Roni.

If this picture looks a little familiar, it’s because the Eatonville Bank is still on the corner of Mashell. Although the Snow Motel to the left is longer standing.

Photo courtesy of Roni Johnson.

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