Telephones didn’t come to Eatonville until 1910 — and it took until 1912 before there were 30 of them out there. Until then, this is how you “dropped a line”.
I’m personally fond of this post card because Anna would have been my next door neighbor. Check out the address back then — Eatonville, Wash.
Photo courtesy of Pat Van Eaton and Linda Lewis.
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