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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Get Your Piece of Canyada
January 31, 2014 – 7:03 pm | No Comment
Get Your Piece of Canyada

 
 
The Canyada Lodge has fascinated folks around the area for years. This small piece of memorabilia is featured on Ebay this week. You can buy the 1947 postcard for about $10.00.
This is an image of …

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 …

Four Horsemen of Eatonville (1927)
December 11, 2013 – 4:24 am | 3 Comments
Four Horsemen of Eatonville (1927)

Pulled straight from the Smith family photo album are the 1927 Four Horsemen of Eatonville.
From left to right: Fred Brown — mile, 880 & 100;
Libero Seggheti — low and high hurdles, discus, javelin, 50 yds.;
Ed …

Drive up to Mount Rainier (ca. 1920)
July 23, 2013 – 7:27 pm | One Comment
Drive up to Mount Rainier (ca. 1920)

Folks have been driving up to Mount Rainier since there were wheels to get the up there.
If you’ve been up to Paradise, you’ll see breathtaking views of the mountain and fields of wildflowers. It wasn’t …

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 …

Eatonville Bakery (1927)
May 29, 2013 – 4:11 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Bakery (1927)

Here’s an ad that ran for the Eatonville Bakery in 1927. I think you could probably use the same ad for the Cottage Bakery operating in Eatonville today.
Image courtesy of Linda Lewis.
Click on image to …

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 …

Humorous Moments with the First Eatonville Firefighters
March 15, 2013 – 4:51 pm | 4 Comments
Humorous Moments with the First Eatonville Firefighters

Eatonville residents were quick to build the town, but slow to put together a fire department. The first fire department wasn’t organized until 1933 after the Sabourin Building burned.
The two-story Sabourin building caught fire in …

EHS Sophomore Class 1926-27
September 18, 2012 – 5:51 pm | One Comment
EHS Sophomore Class 1926-27

With school back in session for the 2012-2013 year, it’s fun to look back the classes than went before.
Here’s a shot of the sophomore class of 26-27, who stood on the high school steps 86 …

Day in the Dispatch – Feb. 9, 1927
August 7, 2012 – 9:23 pm | One Comment
Day in the Dispatch – Feb. 9, 1927

This snippet from the Eatonville Dispatch, February 9, 1927, gives you a feeling for the everyday goings on in the town the. Some things harken back to a simpler time, when who visited was a …