Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In Arkansas And They’re Incredible
I’ve scoured the internet just for you, dear readers. This time I was hunting for the oldest photographs taken in Arkansas, and oh my stars did I find a treasure trove. Below you’re going to find 13 of the oldest photos taken in the Natural State, the date range of these gems runs from just after the Civil War to 1915. From a youthful Cy Young training in Little Rock to poultry farming like you’ve never seen it before, these pictures offer unique glimpses into Arkansas’s past.
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For mind-blowing photos of Arkansas’s agricultural heritage, click here. To learn some history you may not have heard about in school, read this one.
J.B. Weisenfels has lived in rural Arkansas for three decades. She is a writer, a mom, and a graduate student. She is also an avid collector of tacky fish whatnots, slightly chipped teapots, and other old things. In her spare time she enjoys driving to the nearest creek to sit a while. If you were to visit her, she'd try to feed you cornbread.
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