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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Evergreen Equipment Calendar (ca. 1972)
October 21, 2011 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Evergreen Equipment Calendar (ca. 1972)

I thought maybe the date on this calendar was 1940 — since the phone number was MArket 7-6808. (In 1940 Glen Miller recorded  Glenn Miller “PEnnsylvania 6-5000″, which was the telephone number for the Hotel …

Salmon Bakes at Indian Henry’s Village
October 5, 2011 – 10:53 pm | 7 Comments
Salmon Bakes at Indian Henry’s Village

This picture and article appeared in the 50th Anniversary Edition of The Eatonville Dispatch, July 23, 1959.

“A poignant memory of persons who lived in the Eatonville area early in the century, and ofttimes talked about …

Where the name Ohop came from
September 20, 2011 – 5:05 pm | 4 Comments
Where the name Ohop came from

I was just down in the valley checking on cows and shot a couple pictures. Thought this might be a great time to provide an exerpt from Lawrence “Andy” Anderson’s book, In the Shadow of …

The Me-Schal or Upper Mountain Nisqually of Eatonville
June 6, 2011 – 2:33 am | No Comment
The Me-Schal or Upper Mountain Nisqually of Eatonville

Guest Blog by Abbi Wonacott,
Educator, Researcher, and Author of “Where the Mashel Meets the Nisqually” and “Firm Foundation: The Formation of Eatonville, Wa.”
The original natives of the Eatonville area were the Me-Schal or Upper Mountain …

Indian Henry (So-To-Lick)
March 13, 2011 – 5:00 pm | 4 Comments
Indian Henry (So-To-Lick)

Indian Henry (So-To-Lick, 1820-95) was a complex man, able to live in two worlds. While he was dedicated to indian customs he was also comfortable with the white man.
Some believe he was a Klickitat or …