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 First Basketball Team (1912)
April 24, 2012 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Eatonville’s First Basketball Team (1912)

With the NBA basketball playoffs about to start, it seems appropriate to take a look at Eatonville’s first basketball team. This team played the same year the Titanic went down.
Team members were left to right: …

Dogwood Garden Club 60 Years Old and Still Going Strong
April 14, 2012 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Dogwood Garden Club 60 Years Old and Still Going Strong

In 1952, the year High Noon was hitting theaters and people were buying tickets to watch Gary Cooper and Grace Kelly, a smaller phenomenon was hitting Eatonville. The Eatonville Dogwood Garden club was holding it’s …

Eatonville’s Fabulous 1952 Basketball Team
March 29, 2012 – 4:14 pm | One Comment
Eatonville’s Fabulous 1952 Basketball Team

Here’s a glimpse at the 1952 Eatonville basketball team, thanks you Dick Logston.
Eatonville is battling Lake Stevens at the semi finals. Eatonville would go on to win their place at state by one point. (Unfortunately, …

Feeding the Fire Crew (early 1920s)
March 25, 2012 – 3:54 pm | 2 Comments
Feeding the Fire Crew (early 1920s)

Martha Parrish (who just turned 99 this year) said that forest fires up in the hills around Eatonville were a common thing when she was young. You’d often see the smoke rising up out of …

Eatonville’s Town Marshals (1909-1969)
March 23, 2012 – 5:43 pm | 16 Comments
Eatonville’s Town Marshals (1909-1969)

With all the news about Eatonville’s police department lately, I thought it might be a good time to look back at the town’s law enforcement.
Moving through Marshals
Eatonville has had its ups and down with law …

Robin Hood Days (1954)
March 8, 2012 – 9:00 am | 12 Comments
Robin Hood Days (1954)

Robin Hood Days
When the Eatonville mill closed its doors in the 1950s, people worried that the town might not survive. Operation Bootstrap began — a community effort to keep the doors open. One of many …

Eatonville High School Ag Room (ca. 1916)
March 5, 2012 – 5:25 pm | One Comment
Eatonville High School Ag Room (ca. 1916)

This shot of the Ag Room at the high school is packed with detail about what farming was all about back then. Notice the poster for the farm horse, and others on the hog, the …

Eatonville Schools (ca. 1916)
February 6, 2012 – 9:07 am | No Comment
Eatonville Schools (ca. 1916)

This early shot of the school shows the:
• Gymnasium (on left) built in 1913
• High School (left in the back) built in 1916
• Grade School (on right)  built in 1904
Landscaping hasn’t gone in yet, but kids don’t seem …

Fleet of Kelly Springfield Trucks (ca. 1923)
January 16, 2012 – 7:18 pm | 6 Comments
Fleet of Kelly Springfield Trucks (ca. 1923)

Fabulous shot of a fleet of Kelly Springfield Trucks operated by Griffith & Greaber logging out of Eatonville.
This photo is worth clicking on to enlarge to see the incredible detail. The trucks look pretty primitive …

Logging in the Canyon (ca. 1919)
January 15, 2012 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments
Logging in the Canyon (ca. 1919)

Eatonville was a logging town for decades. And you can still see guys in rubber suspenders and cork boots around town.
There are no end to amazing “old timey” Eatonville logging shots. Here’s one labeled “logging …