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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Eatonville theater — from Silent films to Star Wars
November 3, 2011 – 9:00 am | 6 Comments
Eatonville theater — from Silent films to Star Wars

In 1892, Angelo Pecchia was born a farmer’s son in Italy. No one could have guessed he’d open theaters in the United States — especially since the first motion picture camera was yet to be invented.
Coming …

Mill Strike, Shooting and Bombing in 1935
September 11, 2011 – 3:41 pm | 7 Comments
Mill Strike, Shooting and Bombing in 1935

In 1935 a timberworker’s strike was called and all the mills and camps around Eatonville closed down.
Mineral was a hotbed of uncompromising striking and a man was shot on Main Street during a bitter demonstration …

Eatonville’s First Doctor – A.W. Bridge
March 6, 2011 – 6:27 am | 6 Comments
Eatonville’s First Doctor – A.W. Bridge

What do Eatonville and Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital have in common? Answer: Dr. A. W. Bridge.
In 1909 a young doctor, Albert Wellington (A.W.) Bridge, schooled at the Vermont Medical School, arrived in Eatonville carrying his …