Swanson Airport Dedication – 1953

Swanson dedication airmail
Swanson dedication airmail

This piece of history is courtesy of a ebay seller. It’s airmail from the Swanson Airport dedication, May 2, 1953.

In 1952, John Swanson, Eatonville councilman and logger, told the council that there was a need for an Eatonville airport. His expense statement was hard to argue with — it would cost the town nothing.

If you want to read the rest of the story about the local crew that built the airport, just click HERE.

Image courtesy of Diane Mettler.

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