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Entertainment on wheels

 

Last updated 5/6/2020 at 1:42pm

With the events of the past couple months, I was thinking about how it was a hundred years ago. Yes, in the days long before radio and television, entertainment was quite different from what we have today. Most people who lived out in the country would have no problem dealing with isolation. It was an every-day thing. Folks in the city were used to entertainment - a lot of which traveled by train. A wagon took too long to get between our scattered communities, but some did go that way. I thought I would talk about some of these today.

Some of the most commonly seen traveling shows were musi...



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