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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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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