Door County in 1942: land of "sunshine, fruit, and water"

Door County a Paradise Nearby: Peninsula provides ideal vacationland, made easily accessible by good roads


With wartime restictions on fuel and supplies, travel within Wisconsin became increasingly attractive in the 1940s. Areas like Door County touted accessibility, natural beauty, and history to travelers from nearby cities. This newspaper article is typical of many that celebrated Wisconsin's tourist destinations close to home.


Related Topics: The Progressive Era
Travel and Tourism
Creator: Green Bay Press Gazette
Pub Data: Green Bay Press Gazette. 23 June 1942. Wisconsin Historical Society.
Citation: "Door County a Paradise Nearby: Peninsula provides ideal vacationland, made easily accessible by good roads." Green Bay Press Gazette. (23 June 1942); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=779; Visited on: 10/20/2014
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