Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In New York And They’re Incredible

Pieces of New York’s fascinating history can be found all over our state, well preserved and at the ready to teach us about our past. It’s always stunning to seeing historic buildings and artifacts that date back to well before we were around, but sometimes it takes looking at an old photograph to really bring us back in time. Giving you a glimpse of what life was like over a hundred years ago, these are some of the oldest photos that have been captured around the Empire State.

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To check out more historic photos of the Empire State, see how incredible these 16 Rare Photos Taken In New York During The Great Depression are!