Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In North Dakota And They’re Incredible
Luckily for us, part of North Dakota’s history has been documented by photographs that give us a chance to take a glimpse into the past. We’ve spent some time searching for and compiling some of the oldest photos taken in the Peace Garden State. A handful of them came before it was even a state at all! These rare photos are mesmerizing to see, check them out:
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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
What did you think of the photos? Did you recognize anything? It’s crazy to think most of them came before North Dakota was even considered separate from our southern neighbors! You can explore more of the state’s history through photographs we have collected. Why not check out these pics from the Peace Garden State in the 1940s?
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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