Moore’s Restaurant
January 18, 2019 – 12:23 am | 5 Comments

If you were around in the area in the 70s and 80s, then you are familiar with Moore family. The Moore Family Mountain Crafts in Ashford, Washington provided a place for a multitude of talented …

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Leo Pechhia, Sept. 1961
April 6, 2019 – 7:00 am | No Comment
Leo Pechhia, Sept. 1961

Leo Pecchia

If you have watched a movie at the Eatonville Roxy theater, you have Leo (Angelo) Pechhia to thank. He and his wife built the theater in the 1940s. Here we see Leo standing in …

Eatonville Hotel – 1963
April 5, 2019 – 4:44 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Hotel – 1963

Eatonville Hotel, 1963

If you were walking down Mashell Ave., past Key Bank, toward the Roxy, on the right you would see the Eatonville Hotel. It was part of the Eatonville landscape for many decades. …

Barneey’s Motel (the 60s)
February 16, 2019 – 8:47 pm | No Comment
Barneey’s Motel (the 60s)

Barneey’s

Barneey’s has recently exchanged hands again. Thought it might be a good time to post a shot of the early days — probably the early 60s based on the cars.

Matchbook cover from Barneey’s Motel and Restaurant.

Back …

Ohop Valley – 1913 and 1960s
February 2, 2019 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Ohop Valley – 1913 and 1960s

Ohop Valley 1913 and 1960s

As you can probably tell from the posts on this blog, I’ve got a thing for Ohop Valley. It’s in no small part because I live there, my parents lived there …

Triangle Lunch
January 28, 2019 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Triangle Lunch

I’m not sure if any of you remember going to the Triangle for lunch, or in my case ice cream cones. As a treat, we would jump in the car and drive up to get …

Moore’s Restaurant
January 18, 2019 – 12:23 am | 5 Comments
Moore’s Restaurant

If you were around in the area in the 70s and 80s, then you are familiar with Moore family. The Moore Family Mountain Crafts in Ashford, Washington provided a place for a multitude of talented …

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 …

Eatonville Hotel matchbook cover
November 28, 2017 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Eatonville Hotel matchbook cover

The Eatonville Hotel had a long history before it was taken down in the late 1960s. (It used to stand next to Key Bank.)
It was built in the 1912 and for a long time incorporated …

Ohop Valley, Kjelstad Farm, 1961
February 23, 2017 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Ohop Valley, Kjelstad Farm, 1961

The Burwash family is sitting outside at the farm, checking out the newest addition to the family.
Sarah Rabel writes this February 16, 2017:
“Today, my mind has rested on Grandma Burwash [Carolyn Burwash], who passed away …

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 …