Barney’s Matchbook Cover
September 22, 2016 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Locals know Barney’s Corner as a gas station, but early on it was much, much more.
I believe this matchbook cover comes from around the 1940s. Back then there was food and dance.
Barney was Keith Malcom’s brother …

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National Loggers Baseball Team from the 50’s
February 26, 2014 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
National Loggers Baseball Team from the 50’s

The National Loggers Baseball Team from the 50’s was a championship team.
L to R Top: Don Stewart,  Mel Ceccanti, Al Mierke, Bob Fore, Jack Lyday
L to R Front: Frank Bloom, Frank Lyday, Don Fore, Don Rose, …

Pickert’s Eatonville Mail, 1913 and 1914
February 25, 2014 – 6:50 pm | No Comment
Pickert’s Eatonville Mail, 1913 and 1914

Found several envelopes on Ebay addressed to Mr. Herbert A. Pickert of Eatonville, Wash. in both 1914 and 1913. Amazing they survived over 100 years.
There are a few things interesting about these envelopes. First, it …

Center Street – Then and Now
February 24, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Center Street – Then and Now

Know where you are? You’re looking up Center Street toward the bank. You can see the Van Eaton home perched on the hill.
Things change over the years. Wonder what it will look like on 2104?
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New Eatonville Hospital (ca. 1909)
February 23, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
New Eatonville Hospital (ca. 1909)

Eatonville’s first hospital and staff.  In fact, if you look off to the right you can see a carpenter still working on it.
“The first doctor, D. A. Martiny, came in 1904. Before 1910 he built …

Dumping Logs in Mineral Lake (early 1900s)
February 22, 2014 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Dumping Logs in Mineral Lake (early 1900s)

Lakes and ponds were often used as storage for logs headed to the sawmill. Here were see logs being dumped into Mineral Lake in the early 1900s.
Photo courtesy of the Leslie Dunlap and family.
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Playing Tennis at EHS (1939)
February 21, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Playing Tennis at EHS (1939)

Check out these mixed double teams playing on the EHS courts in 1939.
Behind them is the grandstand, not looking all that much different. Baseball, however,  took precedent over football.
Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.
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Maypole Dance (1928)
February 20, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Maypole Dance (1928)

The May Pole dance (1928) isn’t the most interesting thing in this picture. Look above the front door, kids are sitting out on the window ledge of the second floor. Student safety must not have …

Community Day, ca. 1931
February 19, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Community Day, ca. 1931

Dressing up was obviously part of the Community Day celebrations in 1931.
Check out the top hat costume, as well as the Native American attire. The parrot gets his day is sun too.
Photo courtesy of Pat …

EHS Tennis Courts ca. 1937
February 18, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
EHS Tennis Courts ca. 1937

Eatonville has had tennis courts for decades. Here is a shot of the fields around 1937.
Also pictures in the original school house before it was moved to Glacier Park.
Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.
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The “Junior” Cruiser News (1931)
February 17, 2014 – 9:00 am | No Comment
The “Junior” Cruiser News (1931)

They not only had the Cruiser News in 1931, but also the Junior Cruiser. Here is an issue from April 24, 1931.
If you enlarge, you can read the following articles:
• Cruisers Victorious in Second League …