14 Rare Photos From North Dakota That Will Take You Right To The Past
It never hurts to reminisce or reflect upon our past once in a while. North Dakota’s past is full of a rich history that has brought us to where we are today. Even though we can’t go back to that time ourselves, we can still look at old photographs and get a sense of what it was like. That along with stories passed down through families for generations keeps our history alive.
These 14 vintage photographs – from as early as the mid 1800s to as late as the 1940s – are perfect ways to step into this past.
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/
Explore more vintage, black and white photographs of North Dakota by decade in our previous collections. You can find photographs of the state from the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and more!
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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