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Old 06-20-2011, 06:29 AM
 
Location: Switzerland
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Default Is there any town in Usa that maybe stuck in time like 50s,60s ?

Is there any town in Usa that maybe stuck in time like 50s,60s ?
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:18 AM
 
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I don't think the town is stuck in the 50s but it seems that every year during the annual Clovis Music Festival a few UK folks make Clovis, New Mexico their new home. The Festival is a celebration of 1950's rock and roll like that recorded at Clovis' Norman Petty Studios by Buddy Holly, Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, Roy Orbison, Bobby Vee, Waylon Jennings and others. With radio, TV, the internet and a very mobile society, no town can actually get stuck in time as much as many may like to.

Not to change this to a political discussion, but Republicans want to turn America back to the 1950s and Democrats, being more progressive, want to turn it back to the 1960s.
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:28 AM
 
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I don't think the town is stuck in the 50s but it seems that every year during the annual Clovis Music Festival a few UK folks make Clovis, New Mexico their new home. The Festival is a celebration of 1950's rock and roll like that recorded at Clovis' Norman Petty Studios by Buddy Holly, Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs, Roy Orbison, Bobby Vee, Waylon Jennings and others. With radio, TV, the internet and a very mobile society, no town can actually get stuck in time as much as many may like to.

Not to change this to a political discussion, but Republicans want to turn America back to the 1950s and Democrats, being more progressive, want to turn it back to the 1960s.
what i mean is there a town stuck in 50's,60s that in such town there might be people who casualy wear 50s,60s clothes,drive classic cars ...etc
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Old 06-20-2011, 09:04 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Is there any town in Usa that maybe stuck in time like 50s,60s ?
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what i mean is there a town stuck in 50's,60s that in such town there might be people who casualy wear 50s,60s clothes,drive classic cars ...etc
In a word... No.
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Old 06-20-2011, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Providence, RI
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I see lots of towns in RI that haven't changed significantly in decades. Many look as they did in the 1930s or 40s. Some look Victorian and so on. Not that the people look that way- just the town and the architecture.
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Old 06-20-2011, 01:11 PM
 
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what i mean is there a town stuck in 50's,60s that in such town there might be people who casualy wear 50s,60s clothes,drive classic cars ...etc
Not to my knowledge.
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Old 06-20-2011, 02:13 PM
 
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My aunt lives in a little town called Tiffin OH. It's stuck in time. I hadn't been there in 30 yrs and remembered my way around as almost nothing had changed. It's the kind of town that still has a weekly car show, town festivals etc.

I would consider moving there if I were ready for that kind of life change.
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Old 06-21-2011, 12:44 AM
 
Location: We_tside PNW / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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my favorite 'stuck in time'
http://www.city-data.com/city/Kendrick-Idaho.html

another, not so far from there
http://www.city-data.com/city/Rockford-Washington.html
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Old 06-21-2011, 12:46 PM
 
Location: Knoxville
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You mean with black and white TV's with only 5 channels, no cable, computers, cell phones (heck, they would have party lines), or microwaves???
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Old 06-21-2011, 02:49 PM
 
Location: Splitting time between Dayton, NJ and Needmore, PA
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what i mean is there a town stuck in 50's,60s that in such town there might be people who casualy wear 50s,60s clothes,drive classic cars ...etc
Not that I'm aware of. Even in the more rural areas of states like PA, OH, ND, ID, most people drive relatively newer cars and dress with clothes from Wal-Mart, Target, or Sears.

That said, there are a number of towns that still maintain the historical facades of buildings, but the architecture of the 50's and 60's was more Cookie Cutter than distinctive. As such, most of the towns focus on either historical homes from the Revolutionary War or Civil War periods. For those interested in historical places, you may want to check out the National Historical Registry.

Here in New Jersey, there are car shows during the summer that have a number of different types of cars from all years (1920s through today). Some of the guys will wear period clothes to match the car and several will include props like the old window tray brackets from the drive-in diners.

If you are planning a trip over here, and for anyone else in the New Jersey Area who may be interested, there is a website that lists classic car shows of all sizes throughout New Jersey. You can find it here.
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