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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1913 Baseball team & School Courses
November 5, 2011 – 9:00 am | One Comment
1913 Baseball team & School Courses

Here is a glimpse into the “Catalogue and Announcement of Eatonville Public Schools for Session 1913-14”. This 28-page catalog was leather bound and contained just everything you needed to know about Eatonville School, including the …

Eatonville’s Chicken Ordinance of 1911
September 26, 2011 – 5:56 pm | 5 Comments
Eatonville’s Chicken Ordinance of 1911

Roaming animals seem to have been a nuisance for Eatonville residents from the start.
Chickens at Large
In March, 1911 Eatonville passed a Chicken Ordinance, keeping folks from letting their chickens roam at large. People must not have taken …

Eatonville School Plant, ca. 1915
September 19, 2011 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
Eatonville School Plant, ca. 1915

In 1915, when the Eatonville high school was construction, the Eatonville school was one of the best around.
Here is a small write up. I’m not sure where it was published, but it reads . . …

Galbraith home 1925-today
September 4, 2011 – 9:26 pm | 9 Comments
Galbraith home 1925-today

Recognize this home? It’s known by some as the Galbraith home and is still there today — near the Millpond Park. The home was built for John H. Galbraith in 1925 and was added to …

Finding a Dentist in 1913
July 15, 2011 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Finding a Dentist in 1913

If you needed some dental work in 1913, you probably saw Dr. W. Marsh. Here’s his ad that ran in 1913 in the Eatonville School Catalog. It’s definitely simple and to the point.
His phone number …

Snow Hotel Ad (1913)
July 2, 2011 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Snow Hotel Ad (1913)

If you visited Eatonville in 1913, you would probably stay at the Snow Hotel, which was located next to the Eatonville Bank.
It was built around 1912 and this ad ran in the Eatonville School catalog …

Amazing shot of Eatonville in 1913
June 30, 2011 – 9:13 am | 2 Comments
Amazing shot of Eatonville in 1913

Even thought this picture was taken in 1913, you can see see the outline of the town it is today. And that odd intersection by the bank.
If you click on the image and enlarge you …

T.C. Van Eaton’s Ad for City Lots (1913)
June 28, 2011 – 4:08 pm | One Comment
T.C. Van Eaton’s Ad for City Lots (1913)

This ad appeared in the 1913-1914 Eatonville School catalog. If you were interested in building a home in Eatonville, T.C. Van Eaton was the guy to get ahold of.
He offers easy terms of $5 to …

Post Office – 1913
June 23, 2011 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Post Office – 1913

In 1913 the postoffice was open, even on Christmas.
This picture is scanned from a postcard written to Mr. and Mrs. H. Kjelstad on December 25, 1913, and postdated the same day. Postage back then was …

Mashell Avenue Through the Years
May 13, 2011 – 2:25 pm | 3 Comments
Mashell Avenue Through the Years

We’re lucky that so many people have taken pictures of Eatonville over the years — and saved them. Here’s a look at Mashell Avenue through the years and its transformation.
Photos Courtesy of Pat Van Eaton.
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