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Egg and I Farmhouse, ca. 1930-31
The original Egg and I farmhouse in Chimacum, WA, as described in the Betty MacDonald novel. Submitted by Debbie Scott.
The former Firlands is now a private school in the Seattle suburb of Shoreline.
This former hospital section is now classrooms for Kings High School.
Administration: Large main building at right rear. Identifying former uses of all the buildings is no doubt someone's ne
Vashon Farm: Entry
Vashon house: Living Room and Deck
Vashon house: South Patio
MacDonald Farm B&B: The Barn
The Cedar Loft is quaintly furnished and available for rent. The lower floor houses a collection of Betty photos, news c
Vashon property: Footpath to beach
Vashon property: Road to beach
Now paved in asphalt, but still a treacherous drive.
Vashon property: Road to beach 2
Corral de Tierra Valley
corral_de_tierra.jpg after Google maps. For variations search on "corral de tierra california." Maps can be scrolled and
Egg and I Farm - Present Day
The Egg and I Farmstead Today
Bishop home - Egg and I Road
Bishop farmhouse. Subm. by Debbie Scott
Bard residence, North Seattle
As shown in The Seattle Press, 2002
Port Townsend, WA
Port Townsend, WA, model for "Town" in The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald.
Port Hadlock boat ramp
Port Hadlock was "Docktown" in The Egg and I
Former Firlands Sanitarium
Two views from the East.
6317 15th Avenue today
How ever did the Bard children find their way home?
2212 Everett Ave. (formerly 13th Ave N)
The first Bard family home in Seattle. This house was a much lighter color when the Bards moved here in 1918 from Montan