by edgar shun The hammock is believed to have been conceived in South America over 900 years ago. photo credit: Living in Monrovia Even though there is no hard evidence many believe that the first hammocks were made using the bark of the hamak tree and this is how the hammock was named. As soon as Christopher Columbus landed on the Bahamas he could see the versatility of the hammock and promptly brought the idea back to Spain where it went...