These 15 Photos of Massachusetts In The 1950s Are Mesmerizing

Massachusetts has changed so much over the years. From the natural landscape to grocery stores, almost every part of our great state has been touched by the progress of time. However, you can still recognize some familiar landmarks and beloved neighborhood fixtures in these photographs from the 1950s.

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For more Massachusetts nostalgia, check out these rare photographs from Massachusetts during World War II.