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These 18 Photos of Virginia In The 1960s Are Mesmerizing

Virginia, like the rest of the country, experienced great change in the 1960s. The beginning of the ’60s felt like a golden era and yet poverty, civil rights, and the Vietnam War proved to be major issues for the country. Virginians lived their lives in both ordinary and historical moments, some of which have been captured below. Seeing photographs from that decade sends us 50 years back, into a different time. Whether you were around during this era or not, you’ll be sure to find these photographs of our state quite mesmerizing.

What do you think of these photographs of Virginia in the 1960s? Or, what do you remember about this time in Virginia’s history? We’d love to hear from you!

Beth
Beth is a musician and freelance writer from Richmond, Virginia.