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Here's an advertisement for The Fair Mead Farm Tourist Home (now they're called B & Bs).

Robert Schmick writes:
My grandparents took in tourists in the 50s and my grandmother continued the practice after my grandfather passed away in 1964. I have two full guest books which might be of interest to someone. I remember my grandmother saying that Tex Ritter had stayed with them while on his country western singing circuit in the 50s. I have some stuff from the Warwick Dude Ranch someplace as well. I guess that guests went to the Dude Ranch as an entertainment while staying at the farm. This advertisement is circa 1950. ... from Robert Schmick, WVHS 1981



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Orange, NY in the 40s and 50s
This comment from Greg Cochran -
It’s very fortunate that this photo was submitted as that fine old farm house was torn down about two months ago to make way for some kind of major construction. Well, another piece of “Old Warwick” gone.

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