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 …

Read the full story »
The Native Americans

The First Settlers

The Early 1900s

The 30s, 40s and 50s

To The Present

Home » Archive by Tags

Articles tagged with: 1912

Canyada Lodge (ca. 1912)
December 22, 2013 – 8:39 pm | No Comment
Canyada Lodge (ca. 1912)

Here’s an advertisement postcard for the Canyada Lodge, which was located in La Grande, Wash.
Canyada Lodge is Calling You
An ideal place to spend the week ends or stop over night to and from America’s most …

Eatonville Trivia – Test your Knolwedge
October 31, 2013 – 11:25 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Trivia – Test your Knolwedge

Eatonvile Triva
How well do you know your Eatonville history? Here are a few questions to test your knowledge.
1. What was the company that helped build the town in the early 1900s?
2. What was the town’s …

Nisqually Glacier 1912
October 17, 2013 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Nisqually Glacier 1912

That’s not a mountain of rock behind those individuals. It’s a mountain of ice —  the Nisqually Glacier in 1912.
“Paradise Glacier (little Nisqually Glacier) is one of the lower glaciers, starting at an elevation of only 9,000 …

First Eatonville Stage (1912)
August 30, 2013 – 12:19 am | 2 Comments
First Eatonville Stage (1912)

This was the first Eatonville stage owed by Chas (Charles) Fredricksen.
“In 1912 the auto stage replaced the horse drawn stage lines, although the Eatonville fire fighters continued to use a horse cart propelled by man-power …

The Life and Times of T.C. Van Eaton’s Cabin
August 9, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
The Life and Times of T.C. Van Eaton’s Cabin

If walls could talk, T.C. Van Eaton’s little log cabin out at the Millpond Park would have a lot to say.
When T.C. Van Eaton purchased the dense woods that would one day become Eatonville, the …

Early Canyada Lodge
June 25, 2013 – 6:39 pm | No Comment
Early Canyada Lodge

Couldn’t resist purchasing this photo of Canyada Lodge off Ebay. Can almost picture someone excited about their stay at the fancy lodge taking this picture to show her friends. To take a look at some …

Snow Hotel and Van Eaton Cabin (ca. 1912)
June 2, 2013 – 1:36 pm | No Comment
Snow Hotel and Van Eaton Cabin (ca. 1912)

This is an early shot of Hotel Snow, which was built around 1912. There are a number of pictures of this hotel on this site, as well at the Eatonville Hotel that took its place …

Glimpse of Edgerton School – 1912
May 22, 2013 – 9:05 pm | One Comment
Glimpse of Edgerton School – 1912

In October, 1912, kids were attending Edgerton School, a rural schoolhouse in Ohop Valley. Inez Denny was the teacher and as you can see her some of her pupils included:
Girls
• Nora Anderson (14)
• Lena King …

Inside Canyada Lodge
April 15, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Inside Canyada Lodge

The Canyada Lodge built in La Grande, Wash., was a luxury stay in its day. The lodge was built around 1912 (around the same time the Titanic set sail) and burned down in 1927. It was …

Van Eaton’s General Store (ca. 1910)
April 10, 2013 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
Van Eaton’s General Store (ca. 1910)

T.C. Van Eaton built the first general store — where Kirk’s Pharmacy stands today — and in 1912 sold it to A. Y. Lindsey Co. 
This appears to be the back half of the store, and …