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‘Put your make up on, fix your hair up pretty, and meet me tonight in Atlantic City’

A virtual tour of America’s oldest boardwalk Continue reading

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The 1890 Travel Blogger: Mohonk Mountain House

In 1890, the Mohonk Mountain House was the model Christian resort, promising stewardship, reflection and renewal. Continue reading

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The 1890 Travel Blogger: Atlantic City

Home of America’s first boardwalk, first ferris wheel and first salt water taffy. Continue reading

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Americans Discover Vacation: Women on the Loose

When a gas station attendant advised Katherine Hulme not to try to cross the Big Horns, she blew him a kiss and drove on. Continue reading

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Americans Discover Vacation: Overcoming Our Heritage

Since a good percentage of the American public with some disposable income in the 19th century was pretty Waspy, the whole idea of vacation took hold rather slowly here. Continue reading

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