Holiday Inn 1956 Directory

In early 1956 Holiday Inn was just beginning to take over as the dominant motel chain. The first Holiday Inn Hotel Courts location opened by Kemmons Wilson at 4941 Summer Ave. in Memphis, Tennessee in the summer of 1952. Within two years three more locations would open in Memphis and a few locations across several…

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Dr. Pott’s: Archaeology & Disco in the Cincinnati Suburbs

Come with us on archaeological expedition and DISCOver the story of an archaeology themed disco located within the Holiday Inn Riverfront in the Cincinnati suburb of Covington, Kentucky. The Holiday Inn Riverfront had opened in the 1960s with a modest Holiday Inn restaurant attached to the side. Over the next 15 years people ate, people chatted,…

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Holiday Inn – Anniston-Oxford, Alabama

 On Interstate 20 Where “U.S. 431 & Ala. 21 meet U.S. 78” Swimming Pool – Air-conditioned – Restaurant – Free TV – Free Holidex Reservations 1965 Holiday Inn Passport Description and map Notes: A fairly standard early 1960s Holiday Inn design. The postcard shows the Great Sign, the exterior layout, cars in the parking lot,  a…

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