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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Bill Smith on Mashell (ca. 1930)
December 5, 2013 – 12:09 am | 2 Comments
Bill Smith on Mashell (ca. 1930)

Bill Smith and the ladies in his life are standing near Marshell Ave. around 1930. You can easily see the Eatonville Theater in the background and the steeple of the Methodist Church, which by the way …

On Top of the VanCleve Ford Building in 1964
November 27, 2013 – 12:46 am | No Comment
On Top of the VanCleve Ford Building in 1964

The Van Cleve Ford building stood on Mashell Ave. It was taken down a couple years back, but if had been standing on it in August of 1964, this is what you would have seen. This …

1914 Map of Eatonville
November 4, 2013 – 5:09 pm | One Comment
1914 Map of Eatonville

This 1914 map is broken down into three pieces.
In the first section you can see the Eatonville school, which had just been built. The second section covers downtown and you’ll immediately see Mashell Ave. and Center …

Death Certificate of Charles Franklin
August 20, 2013 – 5:19 pm | No Comment
Death Certificate of Charles Franklin

For those of you that aren’t familiar with the murder on Marshell Ave. back in 1901, just click HERE.
For those of you who already know about it, this is the death certificate of the victim, …

Van Eaton’s Garage (ca.1947)
August 8, 2013 – 4:18 pm | 7 Comments
Van Eaton’s Garage (ca.1947)

Before it was Eatonville Auto Center (on Mashell Ave. and Carter Street) it was Van Eaton’s garage. Here’s a great picture from the 50s. The cars have changed a bit and there aren’t any gas …

Mr. Dunkhorst – Eatonville’s Blacksmith (early 1900s)
June 19, 2013 – 4:29 pm | 3 Comments
Mr. Dunkhorst – Eatonville’s Blacksmith (early 1900s)

The job of blacksmith was an vital one before the advent of automobiles. Per the Parnell family, Frank Dunkhorst had is blacksmith shop on Mashell Ave. Frank and his wife Julia were two very active …

When Eatonville Bank was New (ca. 1924)
April 2, 2013 – 9:00 am | One Comment
When Eatonville Bank was New (ca. 1924)

The Eatonville Bank has been standing — and looking pretty much the same — for years. Here’s a shot of the bank in it’s younger years, before Marshell Ave. was paved. On the left is …

Leslie Kipper & Co.
February 27, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Leslie Kipper & Co.

The Kipper Ford garage was located on Mashell Ave.
The Kipper garage employee was part of the crew that went after the robbers in the 1922 bank robbery.
Check out what appear to be an extremely early …

Pete Peterson’s Shoe Repair (ca. 1930s)
February 22, 2013 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Pete Peterson’s Shoe Repair (ca. 1930s)

Pete Peterson ran a show repair shop in Eatonville. By the looks of this picture he did a lot of work with boots, which is not surprising considering all the loggers, famers and mill workers …

Inside the Hearon Jewelry Store
February 12, 2013 – 6:32 pm | No Comment
Inside the Hearon Jewelry Store

Where the Eatonville Outdoor sits today, on the corner of Center and Mashell, was once the Hearon Jeweler. Both H. L. Hearon and Wayne Hearon served as town councilmen sometime between 1909 and 1954 and H. …