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Vintage Everyday: Camping in the old days

From the bloggers at Vintage Everyday.

Modern-day travel trailers trace their origins to gypsy travel wagons and the Conestoga Wagons built to carry settlers across the United States. Created out of Americans’ love for camping and automobiles, the motorhome is born.

In 1910 the first motorhome, Pierce-Arrow’s Touring Landau, debuts at Madison Square Garden. A back seat that folds down into a bed, a chamber pot toilet and a fold-down sink are a sensation, but the whole idea of a “motor home” doesn’t catch on.

To read the full story by Vintage Everyday, click here.

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