Here Are Some Of The Very First Photos Ever Taken In Metro Detroit

If you’re a history buff, there’s nothing more fascinating than checking out vintage photographs. After all, photos offer a unique opportunity to examine what life was like during eras past, whether we’re gazing at portraits or perusing landscape shots. Luckily for those of us who care about the history of the Motor City and its surrounding areas, there’s plenty of historical documentation regarding Metro Detroit. Here are some of the oldest available photographs of Detroit and its neighboring communities. 

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