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    These old photos capture the history of camping in Michigan

    By Emily Bingham | ebingham@mlive.com
    We all know there's nothing like the beauty of Michigan's wild spaces -- and previous generations knew it, too. From camping canoe expeditions at the turn of the last century to the "tin can tourists" (the very first car campers) in the early 1900's to the emergence of travel trailers and beyond, folks have long sought respite and adventure in the Great Lakes State's great outdoors.

    We trawled a handful of archives to get a look back at what camping looked like to Michiganders who came before us;
    photos- http://www.mlive.com/news/index.ssf/...s_michiga.html
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    Nice not having to click "next" to see a group of pictures.
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    Lots of peaceful simple times right there what the hell happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RubberDuck View Post
    Lots of peaceful simple times right there what the hell happened.
    Internet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MountainGirl View Post
    Internet.
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    Lots of peaceful simple times right there what the hell happened.
    Started with Vietnam which brought the hippies then the hippies had kids then the hippies got into politics then the hippies kids grew up and had kids then they had the millennials. Then the hippies kids got into politics. Then the millennials started voting. Then the world ended.

    Shitty chain of events eh!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hawgrider View Post
    Started with Vietnam which brought the hippies then the hippies had kids then the hippies got into politics then the hippies kids grew up and had kids then they had the millennials. Then the hippies kids got into politics. Then the millennials started voting. Then the world ended.

    Shitty chain of events eh!
    Sad!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich1028 View Post
    Sad!

    But true

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