SYMHC Classics: The Klondike Big Inch Land Promotion


Front and back of a Klondike Big Inch Land Promotion Certificate from February 1955. Ashrkfn/licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 license

Today we revisit a fun 2014 episode. In the mid-20th century, one ad company had a wacky plan to actually dole out land deeds as part of a cereal promotion. How did they manage it? And was the land worth anything?

You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/the-klondike-big-inch-land-promotion.htm

And the show notes from 2014 here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-klondike-big-inch-land-promotion.htm

Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics