Eatonville Hospital – 1921
March 8, 2018 – 6:17 pm | No Comment

Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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Waiving from the Flag Pole (1914)
April 7, 2018 – 4:47 pm | No Comment
Waiving from the Flag Pole (1914)

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 …

Eatonville Hospital – 1921
March 8, 2018 – 6:17 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Hospital – 1921

Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

Map of National – Pacific National Lumber Mill
February 25, 2018 – 10:40 pm | No Comment
Map of National – Pacific National Lumber Mill

Here’s a great piece of history — a map of National, dated May 11, 1908.
Thank you Kim Hetzel for sharing this!
Photo courtesy of Kim Hetzel.
Click on image to enlarge.
 
 

Mt. Rainier Entrance (ca. 1920)
January 16, 2018 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Mt. Rainier Entrance (ca. 1920)

People have been driving up to Mt. Rainier since the first car. Here’s a great shot of Nisqually visitor entrance , probably around 1920.
As you can see, not many things have change in the last …

Little Mashell Postcard (early 1900s)
January 14, 2018 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Little Mashell Postcard (early 1900s)

This postcard of the Little Mashell is pretty interesting. The side with the falls is nice, but it’s the other side, that is entitled Paradise Valley Route, that is even more curious. It’s a shot …

Dr. Bridge’s Lumberman’s Hospital – April 30, 1912
January 13, 2018 – 11:24 pm | No Comment
Dr. Bridge’s Lumberman’s Hospital – April 30, 1912

We have an new photo provided to us by Elaine Burch. The image is of Dr. Bridge’s Lumberman’s Hospital, which was located on Mashell. (The building still stands across from the high school.)
What’s amazing about …

Little Eatonville spoon – 1920s
November 26, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Little Eatonville spoon – 1920s

This little sterling silver spoon, about 3″ long, engraved with the words Eatonville, was probably given away by one of the shops in Eatonville in the 1920s (per Terry Van Eaton).
If anyone has any idea …

1914 Eatonville/Longmire Postcard
March 13, 2017 – 10:59 pm | 2 Comments
1914 Eatonville/Longmire Postcard

This little piece of history was just for sale on Ebay. It’s a postcard from W. Harding to Elsie Holgate in Longmire Springs (the area seven miles outside Mount Rainier National Park).  It’s a shot of …

Redman Hall Indian
January 4, 2017 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Redman Hall Indian

The Redman Hall was once an important piece of the Eatonville community life. (It stood where the Landmark is now.) Over the years people met there forIORM meetings, auctions, dances, wrestling matches and more.
Now the indian head …

Obituary for Clara Jensen Acuff (1907 – 2002)
January 2, 2017 – 9:24 pm | No Comment
Obituary for Clara Jensen Acuff (1907 – 2002)

This Obituary for Clara (Jensen) Acuff comes to us from Abbi Wonacottt, author of Firm Foundation: formation of Eatonville, Wa.,
Clara lived a long and interesting life and was a cornerstone on the community.
To read more …