Howard Johnson’s Motor Lodge, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

This image is an artist’s rendering of the Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Howard Johnson’s Motor Lodge, a typical example of the large motel chain.

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The description states:

HOWARD JOHNSON’S MOTOR LODGE

U. S. 15 South, Gettysburg, Pa.

Centrally located for your enjoyment of historic Gettysburg. Swimming pool, TV, Air-conditioning, Restaurant, Cocktail Lounge, Beauty Salon. Battlefield guide and tour service available. Phone ED 4-1189.

–This motel is a bit more luxurious than most of the same chain, as it included tour services and a beauty salon, among other unusual amenities.

This image likely dates from the 1950s.

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