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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Sculptures by Duke Moore
May 28, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Sculptures by Duke Moore

These two life-size sculptures were hand carved by Duane “Duke” Moore. He was part of the Moore Family Mountain Crafts in Ashford. Mountain Crafts included glass blowers, candle makers, lead glass window maker and many other …

Low Water, No Diving at Alder Lake
May 27, 2016 – 11:54 pm | One Comment
Low Water, No Diving at Alder Lake

Last summer Alder Lake was way down, but it wasn’t the first time. Here’s a shot at Sunny Beach Point that ran November 2, 1987.
The text reads: 
The drain is plain: Alder Lake, 12 feet below …

George Henley, King of the Hydroplanes
May 25, 2016 – 10:34 pm | 2 Comments
George Henley, King of the Hydroplanes

George Henley remains an Eatonville hero. He secured a place as on of the greatest unlimited hydroplane racers of all time in the 1970s. Here are a couple shots of “Smiling George”.
To read more about …

Eagles Boys Baseball Team, August 1961
May 24, 2016 – 5:50 pm | 5 Comments
Eagles Boys Baseball Team, August 1961

The Eatonville Eagles had two baseball teams in 1961.
Younger Boys Team
In this first shot pictured are:
Back Row:  Coach Vormestrand , Unknown, Herb Jones, Bob Miller, Ron Dick, Loren Vormestrand, Coach (Unknown)
Front Row:  ? Coburn, Bruce Coburn, Tommy
Miller …

Timbertown Tales, May 21, 2016
May 18, 2016 – 9:26 pm | No Comment
Timbertown Tales, May 21, 2016

If you’d like to walk through 100 years of Eatonville’s history for just $20, check out TimberTown Tales, this Saturday, May 21, 2016.
The information below was taken from the Eatonville Dispatch.
“Eatonville High School’s centennial will …

Car Crashes into Building on Mashell, 1960
May 6, 2016 – 7:18 pm | 4 Comments
Car Crashes into Building on Mashell, 1960

This wreck took place March, 1960. Did some damage to the Dodge building on Mashell Ave., which I believe was the old Sears building across kitty corner from the bank. It looks like it involved …

Eatonville Bank, 1964 . . . Take a Look at those Signs
May 2, 2016 – 6:24 pm | One Comment
Eatonville Bank, 1964 . . . Take a Look at those Signs

These shots of the Eatonville Bank are interesting, not just because they were taken in 1964, and things haven’t changed all that much, but because also of the sign out front.
Listed are the following if you …

Clear Lake Festival 1959
April 27, 2016 – 10:02 pm | No Comment
Clear Lake Festival 1959

For a time, Clear Lake had a festival, which included  floats, costumes and even a festival queen. Here are a couple shots taken from 1959. If you know who some of these individuals are, please …

Building of the ShopRite (aka The Medical Billing Center) 1962
April 22, 2016 – 6:18 pm | No Comment
Building of the ShopRite (aka The Medical Billing Center) 1962

Yes, you know it today as the Medical Billing Center, but in 1962 Keith Malcolm was building a new store. It would be a ShopRite and service the community for many years.
Keith Malcolm would do …

Plowing at the Burwash Farm (ca. 1976)
April 21, 2016 – 8:41 pm | No Comment
Plowing at the Burwash Farm (ca. 1976)

Steve Burwash pictured here on his tractor, tilling in Ohop Valley.
His daughter, Mary (Burwash) Chalberg says, “Springtime on the farm was always one of my favorite seasons. Mom [Carolyn Burwash] would be happily cleaning flower …