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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Ingbrick and Marie Jacobson and Signe Keller
July 5, 2016 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Ingbrick and Marie Jacobson and Signe Keller

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Ohop Valley was populated with Norwegians — like Ingbrick and Marie Jacobson and daughter Signe Keller. This family lived in one of the original homes still standing, near …

Kapowsin High School 1928 Football Team
July 4, 2016 – 2:18 pm | No Comment
Kapowsin High School 1928 Football Team

This 1928 article covered the first Kapowsin High School football team:
1 W. Bergt
2 L. Wiklund
3 McGee
4 Ed Erickson
5 Woodring
6 Command
7 Stanke
8 Nelson
9 Tibbitts
10 Hopkins
11 Wiklund
12 Wood
13 Zack, Mgr.
14 Bowers
15 Schuh
16 Miller
17 Harrison
18 Sumner Res. . . …

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 …

Eatonville School Kids (ca. 1905)
June 25, 2016 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Eatonville School Kids (ca. 1905)

The Eatonville school room class size was a little smaller in 1905. This photo was provided by Terry Larson and he hopes some of you can help identify some of the children.
“The little girl in …

Alder Lake
June 24, 2016 – 2:58 pm | No Comment
Alder Lake

An interesting shot of Alder Lake taken from a higher elevation than usual. Joe Larin shot this around the mid 1950s.
Photo courtesy of the Baublits family, and taken by Joe Larin.
Click on image to enlarge.

Launch of Documentary on Eatonville Rock Festival (aka Buffalo Party Convention and Pig Roast)
June 21, 2016 – 3:54 pm | 6 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 …

Ruby Haynes 1952
June 10, 2016 – 10:26 pm | No Comment
Ruby Haynes 1952

Ruby Haynes Rulien was quite a stunner, shown here at a fashion show in a dress she created.
Photo courtesy of Rich and Ruthie Williams.
Click on image to enlarge.

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 …

Alder Grade School 1941
June 2, 2016 – 11:10 pm | 7 Comments
Alder Grade School 1941

This picture showed up on Facebook via Diana Grant, and was restored by Charles Batchelor.
Lots of great comments came from this post. Here you go:
Diana Grant: This is Ethel Jacobson…I will be using this in my …

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., …