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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Malcolms Make Their Mark
June 25, 2011 – 7:00 am | 9 Comments
Malcolms Make Their Mark

When Olaf Malcom arrived in 1918, he couldn’t have imagined the impact his family would have.
Olaf Malcom was a second-generation butcher from Norway. He homesteaded just outside Eatonville (where Rich Collins lives today) and built …

Population of Eatonville 1920-1975
June 19, 2011 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Population of Eatonville 1920-1975

Eatonville’s current population is 2,563. That’s almost three times what it was just a few decades ago.
Year                 Population
1920                 931
1930   …

Eatonville Auditorium — Then & Now (1915-2011)
June 15, 2011 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Eatonville Auditorium — Then & Now (1915-2011)

The Eatonville High School has gone through a number of transformations over the last century. Here’s the 1915 state-of the-art auditorium (with a fire proof motion picture booth), next to the 2011 version.
Even with all …

Sasquatch Sightings
June 10, 2011 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Sasquatch Sightings

 
Mention Bigfoot and it’s just a matter of time before you hear about someone who claims to have seen the tall, hairy beast. Heck, I know several people — folks I consider sane …

Eatonville Gym — Then and Now
May 30, 2011 – 3:17 pm | 10 Comments
Eatonville Gym — Then and Now

Eatonville High School has always had a great gym. Back in 1915 the Eatonville had a gym that was second to none.
You could find:
• An inside track around the balcony seats
• A boxing ring
• A …

Fourth of July Then and Now
May 13, 2011 – 2:45 pm | 10 Comments
Fourth of July Then and Now

Eatonville has always been a fan of the 4th of July Parade. In fact, so many people take part in the parade, I’ve always been surprised there are still some left to watch.
Judging by these …

Mashell Avenue Through the Years
May 13, 2011 – 2:25 pm | 3 Comments
Mashell Avenue Through the Years

We’re lucky that so many people have taken pictures of Eatonville over the years — and saved them. Here’s a look at Mashell Avenue through the years and its transformation.
Photos Courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.
Click …

Eatonville Band – 1910 & 2008
April 21, 2011 – 3:57 pm | 2 Comments
Eatonville Band – 1910 & 2008

The Eatonville band has  come a long way.
These two shots are of the band in about 1910. Going to the Western Washington Fair (which would have only been 10 years old at the time) was …

Loggers Build Eatonville an Airport
April 14, 2011 – 12:34 am | 5 Comments
Loggers Build Eatonville an Airport

In 1952, John Swanson, Eatonville councilman and logger, told the council that there was a need for an Eatonville airport. His expense statement was hard to argue with — it would cost the town nothing.
John’s …

Center Street – 1975
March 29, 2011 – 7:55 pm | 3 Comments
Center Street – 1975

A glimpse down Center Street in 1975. You can see Malcolm’s Shop Rite on the left. The sign reads, cream pies — 4 for $1.00.
I975 was a memorable year. President Ford ended the American role …