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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Amazing shot of Eatonville in 1913
June 30, 2011 – 9:13 am | 2 Comments
Amazing shot of Eatonville in 1913

Even thought this picture was taken in 1913, you can see see the outline of the town it is today. And that odd intersection by the bank.
If you click on the image and enlarge you …

Population of Eatonville 1920-1975
June 19, 2011 – 9:00 am | One Comment
Population of Eatonville 1920-1975

Eatonville’s current population is 2,563. That’s almost three times what it was just a few decades ago.
Year                 Population
1920                 931
1930   …

Little Garage on Mashell, 1915
June 3, 2011 – 3:32 pm | 3 Comments
Little Garage on Mashell, 1915

This little garage stood on Mashell Ave., next to where Postnet stands today, and was owned by Charley Williams. In fact, that’s Charley Williams standing there in the doorway. The boy to his left is …

Fourth of July Then and Now
May 13, 2011 – 2:45 pm | 10 Comments
Fourth of July Then and Now

Eatonville has always been a fan of the 4th of July Parade. In fact, so many people take part in the parade, I’ve always been surprised there are still some left to watch.
Judging by these …

Town Turns out to Level Mashell (ca. 1924)
May 2, 2011 – 2:00 pm | 2 Comments
Town Turns out to Level Mashell (ca. 1924)

This picture seems appropriate as Eatonville gets prepared to repave Mashell Ave. this summer.
The crows is assembled outside Eatonville State Bank (now Key Bank) as they leveled Marshell.  Looks like it was an effort by …