These 7 Rare Photos Show Illinois’ Farming History Like Never Before
Even before Illinois was officially a state, farms and fields were set up all across our land. Our relationship with planting the soil and harvesting it is documented in these 10 rare photos you have to see. To truly understand this state, you have to go back and take a look at our farming history.
Scroll on to uncover images from the past that will show scenes from the state’s farming industry over time. Check them out:
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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