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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Firm Foundation Book on Web
June 20, 2011 – 3:11 pm | No Comment
Firm Foundation Book on Web

Abbi Wonacott has just made her entire book — Firm Foundation: The Foundation of Eatonville, WA — available on her blog.
The book covers the early history of:
• the Me-Schal Nisqually
• Indian Henry (Soo-Too-Lick)
• Ohop Valley Settlers, …

Torger Peterson Finds Ohop Valley and Builds a Road to Rainier
April 8, 2011 – 5:09 pm | 27 Comments
Torger Peterson Finds Ohop Valley and Builds a Road to Rainier

The following is one of two memoires written by Torger Perterson (courtesy of Gary Hendrickson). Torger was an original settler of Ohop Valley and tells here how he came, settled and worked to get a …

TC Van Eaton Home — built 1898
March 28, 2011 – 3:48 am | 18 Comments
TC Van Eaton Home — built 1898

Pictured is the home built by T.C. Van Eaton in 1898, located on Rainier Street.
It was built after there were sawmills nearby for lumber and was the height of architecture in its day and the finest …

Indian Henry (So-To-Lick)
March 13, 2011 – 5:00 pm | 4 Comments
Indian Henry (So-To-Lick)

Indian Henry (So-To-Lick, 1820-95) was a complex man, able to live in two worlds. While he was dedicated to indian customs he was also comfortable with the white man.
Some believe he was a Klickitat or …

Firm Foundation: formation of Eatonville, Wa.
March 6, 2011 – 6:05 am | 4 Comments
Firm Foundation: formation of Eatonville, Wa.

This 114-page book, written by Abbi Wonacott, covers the early Eatonville settlers, Indiana Henry, Ohop settlers, T.C. Van Eaton, and more. The book contains many facts, stories and pictures of the town and community’s early …