Thursday, February 3, 2011

Vacationland Malone

Fueled in part by the increasing number of transportation options: personal automobile, bus, train, and airplane, regional tourism in the mid-20th century was booming.  The Malone Chamber of Commerce sought to tap into the mobile American vacationer with this travel brochure, recently donated to the Franklin County Historical and Museum Society:

The brochure goes on to detail the transportation options, manufacturing and other businesses, and recreation opportunities of the area, including hunting and fishing, the Rec Park, the Franklin County Fair, and an "established night baseball league."  

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