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This Is What New Jersey Looked Like 100 Years Ago… It May Surprise You

I doubt many of us were around 100 years ago, but luckily, cameras were! It’s so interesting to see what New Jersey looked like throughout the last century, and how much things have changed. Viewing the following photos is kind of like entering a time machine, you can almost imagine what life was like. Do you think things were simpler, or more of a struggle?

Do you recognize any of these places? Are you surprised by what has changed or remained the same? Please share your vintage New Jersey photos on the Only In New Jersey Facebook page.

Kristen Koennemann
Kristen is a freelance writer, editor and social-media manager who really loves her state. She's here to share all that New Jersey has to offer with residents and the rest of the world.