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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Torger Peterson’s Farm (ca. 1920)
April 8, 2013 – 11:00 pm | One Comment
Torger Peterson’s Farm (ca. 1920)

 
Torger Peterson was one of the first pioneers of Ohop Valley and was instrumental in the building of the Canyon Road.
Here’s a shot of his farm in Ohop Valley. The farm house has since burned …

Martha Parrish’s Ohop Valley Inspiration
March 23, 2013 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Martha Parrish’s Ohop Valley Inspiration

Martha Parrish was quite an artist and did a number of paintings, including one of Ohop Valley. This picture is the one she used for inspiration and sat in her studio for years. You can …

Snowy Pictures of Ohop Valley
February 6, 2013 – 4:17 pm | No Comment
Snowy Pictures of Ohop Valley

Ohop Valley is covered in snow and Mount Rainier is just behind the clouds.
Walking through the valley in 2010 I was snapping pictures. If I had been a farmer just a few decades ago I …

Olava Kjelstand and her sister Marie out fishing
December 23, 2012 – 9:17 pm | No Comment
Olava Kjelstand and her sister Marie out fishing

Sisters Olava Kjelstand and Marie (Hansen) Anderson were pioneers of Ohop Valley and judging by this catch there were also pretty good at fishing too.
They were captured here after a little fly fishing in the …

Ohop Valley in the Fall
October 30, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Ohop Valley in the Fall

Most old pictures or postcards of Ohop Valley show the fields green and lush. This is the first one I’ve found with golden fields, which you’d find in the fall or late summer.
I’m not sure …

King’s Place through the Years
September 8, 2012 – 5:09 pm | No Comment
King’s Place through the Years

Ever hear a long-time resident of Eatonville refer to “King’s Place”? If so, they were referring to a restaurant at the top of Ohop Valley, next to the Ohop Grange. The building isn’t there anymore, …

Saving the Ocean
August 15, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Saving the Ocean

This fall renowned marine biologist and writer, Carl Safina, founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, takes viewers around the globe to bring back good news from the world’s oceans.
This PBS series — Saving our Ocean …

Ohop Valley Pioneer Play – Written 1910 and performed 2012
July 2, 2012 – 4:30 pm | No Comment
Ohop Valley Pioneer Play – Written 1910 and performed 2012

This is a MUCH different post.
A play was found in the Kjelstad family attic. It was written by students from the Edgerton school, which was in Ohop Valley, not far from the Pioneer Farm stands today.
Paulette …

Olava Kjelstad and her Fawns
June 21, 2012 – 3:21 pm | No Comment
Olava Kjelstad and her Fawns

Just a wonderful shot of Olava Kjelstad and two fawns. For those of you not familiar with Olava, she was one of the early pioneers of Ohop Valley, having come from Norway. She spearheaded the …

Ohop Valley Poetry
May 25, 2012 – 9:00 am | No Comment
Ohop Valley Poetry

Here’s a poem about Ohop Valley written years back by an unknown source. Thank you anonymous writer.
Photos courtesy of Kjelstad family, poem courtesy of Linda Lewis.
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