Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A 1930s North Carolina Tourist Camp Ad-- Part 1

From the Encyclopedia of North Carolina.

Lind of interesting to read about what was considered to be top drawer as far as overnight accommodations in the 1930s.   From a period broadside:

TOURISTS!
A CORDIAL WELCOME AWAITS YOU AT
BINGHAM CAMP
THE TOURISTS HOME
ON HIGHWAY, MIDWAY BETWEEN GREENSBORO AND DURHAM.

Entrance 1/4 mile east of the Town of Mebane

Electric Lights, Shower Baths, Toilets
Lavatories, Rest Room, Tables and Benches.

SHADE, FINE WATER, SHELTER, QUIET AND SAFETY

More to Come.  --RoadDog

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