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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Postnet – Now and Then
July 16, 2012 – 10:36 pm | 3 Comments
Postnet – Now and Then

You know it as PostNet on Mashell Ave., but that’s only its recent incarnation. In the 1940s it was, Clair Daly’s radio and TV repair shop — the Radio Electric Shop.
The older pictures show owner Clair …

Eatonville’s 4th of July – 100 years ago
July 4, 2012 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Eatonville’s 4th of July – 100 years ago

Eatonville has been having a 4th of July parade for as long as there as there’s been an Eatonville. Here is 4th of July when the town was young, Mashell Ave. was still a dirt …

Eatonville Red and White Store Ad, 1948
June 5, 2012 – 4:41 pm | No Comment
Eatonville Red and White Store Ad, 1948

The Eatonville Red and White stood on Mashell Ave., where there’s now a parking lot for Kirk’s Pharmacy. This ad for the store ran in a 1948 EHS annual.  It was a little easier to …

Gunnar Halvarsen and other Eatonville War Vets
May 29, 2012 – 9:29 pm | No Comment
Gunnar Halvarsen and other Eatonville War Vets

On September 12, 1912, Eatonville threw a “Welcome Home” parade for the service men who had returned. “Thirty-three of them fell into line at the upper end of Mashell Avenue at the command of J. …

Community Day (aka May Day)
May 4, 2012 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Community Day (aka May Day)

Growing up, I was confused about May Day. Why did some people call it Community Day and others May Day? Why did only our town celebrate it? And what was with the Maypole?
Now that I’ve …

T. C. Van Eaton’s Real Estate Office (1917)
April 18, 2012 – 9:01 pm | 3 Comments
T. C. Van Eaton’s Real Estate Office (1917)

If you wanted to buy a piece of Eatonville in 1917, it was T. C. Van Eaton that you talked to. He homesteaded the timberlands in 1889, which later became the townsite.
His real estate office …

Robin Hood Days & Cedar Shakes (1954)
February 27, 2012 – 9:00 am | 2 Comments
Robin Hood Days & Cedar Shakes (1954)

Pictured is the O.E. Haynes & Son truck, which took part in the Robin Hood Days parade. The sign on the back reads “Hand Split Cedar Shakes”and there is paper archery target on the cab …

Early Eatonville Bakery – 1919
January 23, 2012 – 9:00 am | 24 Comments
Early Eatonville Bakery – 1919

As a new bakery is moving into Eatonville, and we’re waiting to see what calorie-filled wonders they’ll have for sale, I thought picture would be appropriate.
You’re look at the inside of Chanley Cahamberlain’s (half brother …

Mashell Ave. ca. 1921
December 27, 2011 – 6:02 pm | No Comment
Mashell Ave. ca. 1921

Nice shot of Mashell Avenue around 1921 when it was still a dirt road. The bank is on the far left and at the end of the street you can see the school.
The sign to the …

Mashell Ave., a winter wonderland
December 23, 2011 – 9:00 am | 4 Comments
Mashell Ave., a winter wonderland

This picture was taken by Lynn at Eatonville Outdoor during the last snow. The wintery shot of Mashell Avenue gets you in the holiday mood and shows off the new street lights.
Thanks Lynn!