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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First Boiler headed to Elbe Sawmill
June 9, 2011 – 9:00 am | 3 Comments
First Boiler headed to Elbe Sawmill

This boiler, headed to a sawmill around Elbe, was the latest in technology. Men were moving away from horse power and toward steam power. In fact, this boiler may have well been on it’s way …

The Tiny Elbe Church – 1906
June 7, 2011 – 3:44 pm | 3 Comments
The Tiny Elbe Church – 1906

This tiny church in Elbe, Wash, built in 1906, is only 18 feet x 24 feet. That’s not the amazing part — 105 years later it’s still holding services.
The church’s website says the Elbe worshipers …

Levi Engel, Blacksmith and MUCH more
June 6, 2011 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Levi Engel, Blacksmith and MUCH more

If I had been born about 100 years earlier, I might have had a crush on Elbe’s Mr. Levi Engel. From what I can tell, he was as extremely interesting — blacksmith, editor, justice of the …

Upper Nisqually Valley
April 5, 2011 – 3:28 am | 6 Comments
Upper Nisqually Valley

This is a fabulous new book, available for purchase mid April, 2011.
Donald Johnstone takes us on a trip through time, looking at those small towns in the upper Nisqually valley. The pictures alone make the …

Eatonville Supports WWII
March 6, 2011 – 6:38 am | 2 Comments
Eatonville Supports WWII

It was 1943 and the world was at war. Even in the tiny town on Eatonville, far from the front lines, the impact the war was having on the country was obvious.
Articles of the Time
In …

History of Southeastern Pierce County
March 6, 2011 – 6:14 am | 32 Comments
History of Southeastern Pierce County

History of Southeastern Pierce County
Besides a history of Eatonville, Ohop Valley, Longmire, Ashford, National, Elbe, Alder and LaGrande, this 235-page book also includes 154 photographs, an every-name index to text and photographs and the …