Passing through the Dunkin Donuts drive through on the way to the mall, it’s hard to imagine life in a less-developed Connecticut. Fortunately for us, Connecticut retains a ton of its old-school charm and natural beauty, but our state was still very different back in 1935. Here’s a peek back into simpler times in the Nutmeg State.

Could you imagine living in the pre-internet days? Could you imagine going back in time to explain the internet to the people in these photos?

If you want to explore Connecticut life even further back in the past, check out the colonial village that still feels like a step back in time.

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