Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In Chicago And They’re Incredible

Chicago became an official city in the 1830s, and it has since accumulated a wealth of history. Our timeline is best preserved in still shots of various events, buildings, and people. These are 13 of the oldest photos of the city we were able to scrounge up.

Although some are blurry and off-colored, this is a reflection on the technology of the time, but these incredible images tell the tale of our city. Take a trip back in time with us and learn the history behind these vintage photographs.

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