There’s Something Special About These 15 Massachusetts Farms From The Past

Massachusetts was once a largely agricultural region, and the Connecticut River Valley still has some of the most productive farmland in New England. These rare photos from the past reveal our state’s proud farming history, and some of the families that helped feed entire communities.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you liked this, be sure to check out these 20 rare photographs taken in Massachusetts during the Great Depression.