Out of the Past: Honey Farm Inn rises, narrow escape from fire for family

The following stories happened this week in Valley history, 25 and 50 years ago.

Thursday, Jan. 26, 1989

Michael Taggares plans to develop a winery at the intersection of SR 202 and Meadowbrook Way, the site of the former Casperson Union 76 gas station.

• The Old Honey Farm Country Inn on 384th in Snoqualmie is going up roughly on schedule. The 10-room inn, styled after those in owner Conrad Potter’s New Hampshire, should be open by the end of March.

Thursday, Jan. 30, 1964

Members of the Emery Maupin family narrowly escaped with their lives and lost all their belongings when fire raced through their rented home on the North Fork Road Wednesday evening, Jan. 22. Maupin, who works nights at Weyerhauser, was home to lunch when the fire broke out in the utility room. Mrs. Maupin, carrying her year-old daughter, ran to safety while her husband rushed upstairs to rescue their sleeping sons, 2 and 3 years old.


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