Tin Can Tourists History Presentation

Here is a presentation on the history of the Tin Can Tourists Club [slideshare id=66598671&doc=owaaqtfcq42otfwaztpo-signature-7d0363a8ad2f41619700f892460047491b0ccf85ff1b4be874d78387b8b64ea1-poli-160930130831] Notes for the Slides: 1. Tin Can Tourists Forrest & Jeri Bone 2. Credits: Florida History Museum Orange County Museum (Orlando) Florida Library & Information Services www.dos.state.fl.us.dlis History Wired – Smithsonian www.historywired.si.edu Library of Congress www.lcweb.loc.gov Mr. Bud Cooper –… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists History Presentation

The Tourists Run (aka The Dixie Highway)

Did you know the Dixie Highway was also nicknamed “the tourist run” with its “tin can tourists” known for eating out of tin cans and camping along the way? Read about the history of the Dixie Highway and the connection with the Tin Can Tourists. Tags: Camping, History, Tin Can Tourists

HAPPINESS ON WHEELS: THE TIN CAN TOURISTS’ VINTAGE TRAILERS

One Of The Many Groups That Celebrate The History Of Vintage Recreational Vehicles Described as “happiness on wheels” vintage trailers have steadily been increasing in popularity in recent years. The interest in these relics of road history has sparked in part because of new television shows such as “Flipping RVs” which dedicate 30 minutes to… Continue reading HAPPINESS ON WHEELS: THE TIN CAN TOURISTS’ VINTAGE TRAILERS

FAQ

How to become a Tin Can Tourists member: https://tincantourists.com/become-a-member/ When are memberships renewed? Annually in May. We will send you an email or if you have a paypal subscription it will renew automatically and are $5 cheaper. Dues paid prior to the Fall Issue of Tin Can Tales (Late Sept or early Oct) will be… Continue reading FAQ

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit January 24, 2015 DeFuniak Springs, FL Today is a promise of much a bit warmer weather, but awoke to 30 degrees when it was only forecasted to reach 38 so it is not looking good so far! I walked down to St Agatha’s Church once again for a hot… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit January 23, 2015 DeFuniak Springs, FL Woke up not long after midnight to the sound of rain on the roof of the trailer and it wasn’t long before it was really coming down hard! I looked outside to make sure the awning was still standing strong and after a… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit January 22, 2015 DeFuniak Springs, FL Once again time to hit the road for a TCT Rally, well more of a historical trailer display for the Defuniak Springs Florida Chautauqua Celebration. I woke up this morning a little later than most morning that I travel since the event is… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2015 Chautauqua Exhibit

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally January 26th 2014 DeFuniak Springs, FL – Panama City, FL Last night must have been a bit warmer as I had to get up and turn the heat down during the night as it started to get a little too warm in the trailer. Still was a bit cool… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally January 25th 2014 DeFuniak Springs, FL Slept very well last night and stayed quite warm as last night was not as cold as the last few nights. In fact there were a few times I almost got hot last night, of course the heater was on full blast! As… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally January 24th 2014 DeFuniak Springs, FL Up bright and early this morning before my alarm went off thanks to the 5:00 am Train passing right behind my trailer! But I needed to get up early anyway to get the coffee started for everyone as it is very cold this… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists’ 2014 Chautauqua Rally in DeFuniak Springs FL

Tin Can Tourists Meet in Sandusky

From August 3 to 17, 1936, the Tin Can Tourists of America had their summer convention at the Erie County Fairgrounds in Sandusky, Ohio. Over 1,500 members traveled with their trailers for the outing. The Sandusky Chamber of Commerce cooperated with the Tin Can Tourists in planning the event, and the city of Sandusky provided… Continue reading Tin Can Tourists Meet in Sandusky