Eatonville Hospital – 1921
March 8, 2018 – 6:17 pm | No Comment

Here’s an old envelope from 1921 to Julie Dougher c/o of the the Eatonville Hospital. Don’t know anything about Julie — whether she was a nurse or a patient. (If you have any information, please …

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Eatonville Fire House and City Hall (ca. 1942)
February 17, 2012 – 4:58 pm | 3 Comments
Eatonville Fire House and City Hall (ca. 1942)

In 1912 a 34-inch fire bell was bought from the Schwabacher Hardware Store for $31.50. The Council and Mayor Snow held a special meeting in front 0f the fire hall February 9, 1912 to consider …

Log Slip at National
January 3, 2012 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Log Slip at National

The University of Washington says this photo is of the “Pacific National Lumber Company mill pond. Mill jack and Asian crew, at National”
The picture, although not the clearest, gives you a lot of detail about …

Town Hall . . . and other businesses (1912)
November 29, 2011 – 12:02 am | No Comment
Town Hall . . . and other businesses (1912)

Eatonville was really starting to take off in 1912. Here is a list (per History of Southeastern Pierce County) of businesses that advertised in the Inter-Mountain Journal in December, 1912:
• Nelson-Benson real estate and insurance
• …

Eatonville’s Animal Ordinances
November 16, 2011 – 10:40 pm | 6 Comments
Eatonville’s Animal Ordinances

Eatonville residents often complain that the deer are eating their flowers. It could be worse. A hundred years ago it was cows and horses in your yard. Here are just some of Eatonville’s animal ordinances
Horse …

Longmire Hotel – 1898
November 9, 2011 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Longmire Hotel – 1898

The back of this pictures reads . . . Picture taken of the hotel at Longmire August 1898.
I’m not sure if this if this the Longmire hotel, but that would be a good guess. And …

T.C. Van Eaton Runs for Office (1912)
October 30, 2011 – 9:00 am | 9 Comments
T.C. Van Eaton Runs for Office (1912)

T.C. Van Eaton ran for Congress on the Republican ticket back in 1912. His wife, Nellie was right behind him. However, she was a mother first.
I’m not sure who this letter was specifically addressed to, …

Eatonville Hotel – 1967
October 24, 2011 – 5:49 pm | 2 Comments
Eatonville Hotel – 1967

The Eatonville Hotel (aka the Snow Hotel) went through some transformations over the years. It was built in 1912 and this first shot was July 24, 1967.
Today you know it better as the Eatonville Manor.
Images …

Farmers put in their own lines (ca. 1912)
October 16, 2011 – 7:08 pm | 9 Comments
Farmers put in their own lines (ca. 1912)

It’s hard to imagine Rainier Connect telling you today, “We don’t have lines out where you live. But,  if you put them in yourself and rent our technology, we’ll make sure to take some off …

Ad for Depot Hotel
September 21, 2011 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
Ad for Depot Hotel

The Depot Hotel was built in 1912 by R. Marti. The building changed hands at least a few times.
In 1930, Marti sold the hotel to Gertrude Faris of Oakland, Calif. In 1941 Gertrude sold it …

Sofie Hammer Sings in Eatonville (1912)
September 8, 2011 – 3:48 pm | No Comment
Sofie Hammer Sings in Eatonville (1912)

Eatonville may have only had a dirt roads and a few street lights in in 1912, but it still had culture. Sofie Hammer, a Norwegian singer, came to town and entertained folks nearly 100 years …