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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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 …

Rural Map of Eatonville Area (1963)
April 20, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Rural Map of Eatonville Area (1963)

Love maps, and this one is a “rural map” of the area from 1963 — from about the Nisqually River to Lake Kapowsin. You can see the tacks where it was pinned to a wall.
If anyone knows what …

The Cruiser News 1972
April 13, 2016 – 9:00 am | No Comment
The Cruiser News 1972

A page from The Cruiser News, December 21, 1972. This was long before there was layout software . . . or computers. Everyone was skilled at typing with manual typewriters, cutting and pasting.
Thank you Karen Svinth …

Mashel Prairie Indian Cemetery Clean Up – July 1966
April 11, 2016 – 5:17 pm | 2 Comments
Mashel Prairie Indian Cemetery Clean Up – July 1966

Joe Larin captured this group cleaning up at the Mashel Prairie Indian Cemetery Shaker Church. Anyone have any names?
The Indian Henry grave monument is there today in La Grande, Wash.
This isn’t something new to Eatonville. In …

Parnell’s 1965 (aka Plaza Market)
April 8, 2016 – 2:44 pm | No Comment
Parnell’s 1965 (aka Plaza Market)

If you were shopping at the Plaza Market back in 1965, this is what you would have found. You’d also have called it Parnell’s.
1965 was also the year Cool Whip was introduced.
Photo taken by Joe Larin and …

Eatonville Theater (ca. 1957)
April 5, 2016 – 3:41 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Theater (ca. 1957)

This shot of the old Eatonville Theater taken in the late 50s, taken by Joe Larin, makes the town look like a ghost town. A new theater had been built but this time, just down …

Eatonville 4th Grade Class (1965)
April 1, 2016 – 7:35 pm | No Comment
Eatonville 4th Grade Class (1965)

“An oldie but goodie for some of my long-time Eatonville classmates. I think it was about 3-4 years before girls finally got to wear slacks (no jeans!) to school. How times have changed,” says Sally …