Moore’s Restaurant
January 18, 2019 – 12:23 am | One Comment

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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Depot Hotel (ca. 1960)
June 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Depot Hotel (ca. 1960)

The Depot Hotel was built in 1912 and was an happening place in the early 1900s. But like all of us, the years took its tole on the building. Here’s a shot of it around …

EHS Class of 1961
June 25, 2014 – 5:08 pm | 2 Comments
EHS Class of 1961

Another class of Eatonville graduates just left the nest and are headed out for untold adventures.
Here’s the class of 1961. See how many you can name.
Looks like Rich Williams wins. He knew them all:
Front Row: …

Feldtman kids in the 1970s
May 14, 2014 – 3:45 pm | No Comment
Feldtman kids in the 1970s

It’s hard to believe that the 1970s are historical. This pictures transports me back in time when things were simple, and bell bottoms were in style.
Brian Feldtman says the picture if of “the basketball hoop …

The Amazing Coach Ernie Cope
April 8, 2014 – 11:24 pm | 2 Comments
The Amazing Coach Ernie Cope

Dick Logston shares these pictures, facts and memories of Eatonville’s fabulous basketball coach Ernie Cope.
“Ernie Cope was a coach at the old Kapowsin high school in the early forties before coaching at Eatonville. His first Eatonville …

1987 Article – Sale of George Dean Home Prompts Flood of Recollections
March 31, 2014 – 3:57 pm | No Comment
1987 Article – Sale of George Dean Home Prompts Flood of Recollections

This article ran in the Eatonville Dispatch , July 22, 1987. It’s about the George Dean home, the Swan Lake Dairy, Robert Fiander and more.
Courtesy of the Eatonville Dispatch.
Click on images to enlarge.

 

Nellie Van Eaton in her Garden
March 24, 2014 – 5:25 pm | One Comment
Nellie Van Eaton in her Garden

T. C. Van Eaton may be known as Eatonville’s founder. But what about his wife? Because everyone knows that behind every man there’s a great woman.
Meet that great women, Nellie Van Eaton. She’s pictured here …

Barneey’s Restaurant (1970s)
February 9, 2014 – 2:21 am | No Comment
Barneey’s Restaurant (1970s)

A glimpse of Barneey’s in the 1970s. Today a gas station sits there  — also named Barney’s, I think because they realized the local still called the spot Barney’s.
On Facebook, everyone started talking when these …

Eatonville Train Depot
February 5, 2014 – 6:52 pm | 2 Comments
Eatonville Train Depot

Years back Eatonville had a train depot — and I believe the bottom story is now the Country Real Estate building on the corner of Washington St. and Center St. But when it was still …

Madora Dawkins & Paul Ford Back to School
January 22, 2014 – 9:48 pm | No Comment
Madora Dawkins & Paul Ford Back to School

This picture was on the front page of the Dispatch in 1977. It wasn’t about Madora Dawkins‘ teaching, but the less-than-excited kids heading  back to school after their summer vacation.
Paul Ford probably captured the feeling …

Upper Nisqually Timeline – 1850 to 2007
January 21, 2014 – 6:56 pm | 3 Comments
Upper Nisqually Timeline – 1850 to 2007

Thought you might like a look at this timeline for the Upper Nisqually Valley. Just click on it to enlarge.

 
 
 
 
 
Courtesy – Eatnoville History Project.