From Motor Camping to Tourist Cabins

From Motor Camping to Tourist Cabins (HM29Y8)

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By 1923, motor camping was the number one national pastime. Automobiles provided average Americans a new type of freedom and a way to escape their daily routine by touring the countryside on short weekend trips or cross-country treks. But it wasn't long that travelers desired more conveniences - thus, the birth of tourist cabins!

Individual tourist cabins offered more security, hot showers, and radios. With the growth of national chain hotels and motels, tourist cabins struggled for survival. However, the Lincoln Motor Court (built in 1944) provides an authentic, Lincoln Highway-era setting for today's visitors.
Follow signs like this to travel the historic route in Pennsylvania and to visit other exhibit sites along the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor.
www.LHHC.org
This exhibit was funded in part by a Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Grant and a Federal Transportation Enhancement Award.
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HM NumberHM29Y8
Series This marker is part of the Lincoln Highway series
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Placed ByLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor & Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 4th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees0.00000000, 0.00000000
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
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