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End of the Dream



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[Originally published in April, 2009.]


On April 29, 2009, John Hilton wrote:
From Tom Jameson:

The article about Dream On Futon describes the property as originally a Sears tire store. Actually, I purchased my first brand new car there in 1959, when it was a Volvo dealership. I forget the owner's name, but his brother had the Volvo dealership in Ypsilanti.

On April 29, 2009, John Hilton wrote:
from George Gilligan:

In 1959 the Volvo dealership in Ann Arbor was owned by Duncan Payne. They also sold the Triumph TR-3 sports car at the same location. His brother Tom Payne owned the Volkswagen, not Volvo, dealership in Ypsilanti.

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