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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First Eatonville School House (ca. 1905)
July 3, 2016 – 7:34 pm | No Comment
First Eatonville School House (ca. 1905)

The Eatonville School District has come a long way in the last 100+ years. This was Eatonville’s first schoolhouse. You can find it today at Glacier View Park. 
Here is some information about the little school house …

Launch of Documentary on Eatonville Rock Festival (aka Buffalo Party Convention and Pig Roast)
June 21, 2016 – 3:54 pm | 8 Comments
Launch of Documentary on Eatonville Rock Festival (aka Buffalo Party Convention and Pig Roast)

Hi everyone,
Because of all your comments and interest in the Eatonville Rock festival over the last couple years, I’m excited to announce we have officially started work on the documentary Buffalo Rock.
The film will look back …

Frank Van Eaton and BW Lyon Sr. (Oct. 1962)
June 6, 2016 – 8:59 pm | No Comment
Frank Van Eaton and BW Lyon Sr. (Oct. 1962)

This wonderful shot of Frank Van Eaton and BW Lyon Sr. was taken in front of the Eatonville High School in October, 1962.
Frank Van Eaton was born in Eatonville in 1894, and played a big …

Hotes Masonic Temple, Post Office and Dispatch 1964
June 1, 2016 – 12:24 am | One Comment
Hotes Masonic Temple, Post Office and Dispatch 1964

In 1964, the year Mary Poppins hit the screen and Elizabeth Taylor was marrying Richard Burton for the first time, Eatonville was fairly quiet.
This shot of the Hotes Masonic Temple (next to the Roxy) on Mashell Ave., …

Sculptures by Duke Moore
May 28, 2016 – 9:00 am | One 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 …