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: 1914

1914 Eatonville/Longmire Postcard
March 13, 2017 – 10:59 pm | 2 Comments
1914 Eatonville/Longmire Postcard

This little piece of history was just for sale on Ebay. It’s a postcard from W. Harding to Elsie Holgate in Longmire Springs (the area seven miles outside Mount Rainier National Park).  It’s a shot of …

1914 Eatonville Fire Department Map
May 4, 2016 – 4:50 pm | No Comment
1914 Eatonville Fire Department Map

This is an incredible 1914 Eatonville Fire Department map.
Of course, for years, the Eatonville Fire Department didn’t have the best reputation. Some might say at times they were more liability than asset.
For a great, humorous article …

The First EHS Graduates – 1914
July 14, 2014 – 9:34 pm | No Comment
The First EHS Graduates – 1914

This is a big year for Eatonville High School. It marks the 100th high school graduation.
The 1914 class was a particularly small one — two students — Ed Christensen and Susan Van Eaton. There is no picture …

Eatonville General Hospital Ad (1913)
December 2, 2013 – 3:52 am | No Comment
Eatonville General Hospital Ad (1913)

Eatonville used to have a hospital. It was located on the second floor of Kirk’s Pharmacy. Here’s an ad that ran in the 1913-14 Eatonville School catalog. The ad states that it’s a hospital for …

1914 Map of Eatonville
November 4, 2013 – 5:09 pm | One Comment
1914 Map of Eatonville

This 1914 map is broken down into three pieces.
In the first section you can see the Eatonville school, which had just been built. The second section covers downtown and you’ll immediately see Mashell Ave. and Center …

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 …

Eatonville Baseball Team (1914)
July 30, 2013 – 3:59 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Baseball Team (1914)

1914 was a big year in baseball. On April 22, a nineteen year-old pitcher named Babe Ruth made his debut in the International League with a six-hit, 6-0 win for Baltimore over Buffalo.  The same …

EHS Girls Baseball Team – 1914
May 21, 2013 – 9:08 am | 2 Comments
EHS Girls Baseball Team – 1914

A century ago the gals at Eatonville high school were hitting them out of the park. Here the is the 1914 team. A great shot of  EHS sluggers.
As you can tell by the names on …

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 …

Turn of Century Yard
March 24, 2013 – 9:19 am | No Comment
Turn of Century Yard

Pictured is Charlie Boettcher’s yard and operator Glen Parks. 
Charlie and Glen, along with Frank Shepherd formed the Nisqually Shingle Mill Co. and built a two-machine shingle mill in 1914 at he mouth of Alder Creek.
Photo …