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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Class of 1981
July 30, 2011 – 3:33 pm | 3 Comments
Class of 1981

It’s my Eatonville class of 1981’s reunion today. Since we’re a small piece of the community’s history, I thought I’d share a few photos.
We were an amazing group of kids full of energy and untapped …

Earthquakes Rock Eatonville
July 22, 2011 – 9:00 am | 9 Comments
Earthquakes Rock Eatonville

Eatonville is no stranger to earthquakes. One that left lasting memories shook the place up on April 13, 1949. At 11:52 am the town started rocking and rolling.
Many recall the cement streets rolling like waves. …

First Eatonville Graduate
July 21, 2011 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
First Eatonville Graduate

The first Eatonville High School graduate was Ed Christensen. The photo says he graduated in 1914 — the same year the first red-green traffic light was used and Edgar Rice Burroughs published Tarzan of the …

School Busses (1940’s)
July 7, 2011 – 7:00 am | 11 Comments
School Busses (1940’s)

Kids have been catching the busses at Eatonville for over half a century.
If you enlarge the photo you’ll see on the side of the bus it reads: Eatonville School District 335.
Interesting Fact: School bus yellow is …

Building High School . . . Or Back to the Future
July 3, 2011 – 9:27 am | 7 Comments
Building High School . . . Or Back to the Future

This is a great shot of the Eatonville high school under construction in around 1909. But every time I see it I think of the Back To the Future III, when we see the 1885 …

Eatonville Auditorium — Then & Now (1915-2011)
June 15, 2011 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Eatonville Auditorium — Then & Now (1915-2011)

The Eatonville High School has gone through a number of transformations over the last century. Here’s the 1915 state-of the-art auditorium (with a fire proof motion picture booth), next to the 2011 version.
Even with all …

Eatonville Gym — Then and Now
May 30, 2011 – 3:17 pm | 10 Comments
Eatonville Gym — Then and Now

Eatonville High School has always had a great gym. Back in 1915 the Eatonville had a gym that was second to none.
You could find:
• An inside track around the balcony seats
• A boxing ring
• A …

Eatonville High School – 1917
March 10, 2011 – 11:48 pm | 2 Comments
Eatonville High School – 1917

The high school was dedicated April 29, 1916. The faculty numbered 12 and the school board (per Timber Town and Later) was E.L. Howard, N.P. Christensen, and C.C. Biggs.
The first graduation class of 1916 (per …