A Peek into Camping Car History – An Early RV

RV’ing has been around longer than you may have realized. Or, maybe since things were so much more wild and undeveloped back then, maybe it was an early form of overlanding. Regardless, there’s some pretty cool history in the RV / camping world you may not be familiar with.  Thomas Coleman du Pont (1863 – 1930), an engineer and politician had a Stoddard-Dayton camping car built for him so that he could supervise the construction of the DuPont highway through the state of Delaware.

Dupont camping car

Stoddard-Dayton camping car

camping car

Check out more cool camping car history and photos at Vintage Everyday.

AboutPrescott Valley Outdoor Summit
The Prescott Valley Outdoor Summit is an annual event showcasing all things adventure and outdoors. "Where Adventure Comes Together", the Prescott Valley Outdoor Summit includes exhibitors, vendors, how to clinics and events from all genres for outdoor enthusiasts. Get outdoors in 2023 at the Findlay Toyota Center and surrounding grounds! Made possible by the Fain Family Foundation of Prescott Valley, AZ.


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