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’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 …

Center Street 1926
October 7, 2011 – 5:22 pm | One Comment
Center Street 1926

This picture has a little wear and tear, but it’s one of my favorites of Center Street, taken around 1926. You can clearly see Christensen’s Clothing (now the Sears building), and kitty corner from it …

The first tree cut in Eatonville . . . well maybe
September 14, 2011 – 3:53 pm | 4 Comments
The first tree cut in Eatonville . . . well maybe

The caption that went with this photo was “First tree cut in Eatonville location near Depot”. Judging by the trees that have been felled around it, it wasn’t the first. But it was definitely a …

Center Street — Before it was Center Street
August 12, 2011 – 3:10 pm | 5 Comments
Center Street — Before it was Center Street

This photo of Grove Street (which I believe is now Center Street) makes you wonder what drew people here. This picture makes Eatonville look more like a ghost town than a growing pioneer community.

To the …

Center Street Blacksmith Shop
June 30, 2011 – 3:24 pm | 8 Comments
Center Street Blacksmith Shop

Long before there was Eatonville Auto Center or Arrow Hardware, Mr. Casey and Mr. Johnson had their blacksmith shop on Center Street and Rainier.
You can see the forge in back where they heated up the …

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 …

Center Street ca. 1897
April 30, 2011 – 1:03 am | 6 Comments
Center Street ca. 1897

I love this picture. It’s Center Street in around 1897. Notice to the right, you can see the Van Eaton house that sits above the medical billing center today.
Click on the photo to enlarge and …

Center Street – 1975
March 29, 2011 – 7:55 pm | 3 Comments
Center Street – 1975

A glimpse down Center Street in 1975. You can see Malcolm’s Shop Rite on the left. The sign reads, cream pies — 4 for $1.00.
I975 was a memorable year. President Ford ended the American role …

A look at Eatonville, 1957
March 29, 2011 – 1:11 am | 2 Comments
A look at Eatonville, 1957

These two pictures were taken in the 1950s.
The first is of the Eatonville Lumber company. It closed February 1954. On December 2, 1953, the following statement was published:
“Announcement was made today by G.E. Karlin, representing …