Here Are Some Of The Very First Photos Ever Taken Of Illinois

Illinois has been a state for more than 200 years, and there’s been someone taking pictures of it for at least 100 of them. These old photographs of the Land of Lincoln may surprise and delight you. See the state through the lens of the past when you scroll through this list of the oldest images ever taken of the state.

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For more like this, check out 21 rare photos taken in Illinois during the Great Depression.

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