The history of tourism…
Horatio Nelson Jackson
And in tourism, we are talking about the history of tourism, and how the tourism umbrella, the value/supply chain has evolved in organization and complexity over the thousands of years it has been in existence.
Students are assigned a discussion question after watching the Ken Burn’s documentary about Horatio Nelson Jackson‘s road trip across the United States in 1903. The documentary is called ‘America’s First Road Trip’.
Jackson, Crocker and Bud the dog, in their 1903 Winton
The film depicts Horatio and Sewall K. Crocker, and eventually Jackson’s dog Bud criss-crossing the continent in a 1903 red colored Winton. Throughout the film, the students will see the lack of roads, the lack of services, we take for granted today. A real authentic experience. How many of us have packed up the car, and gone on that long road trip? My family did just that when I…
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