This Is What Pennsylvania Looked Like 100 Years Ago… It May Surprise You

Time flies, but 100 years is still quite a long time. Pennsylvania’s landscape has changed in many ways, though some of the same buildings and businesses still stand. The biggest notable difference is that the world is no longer in black and white. Here are some incredible old photographs taken in Pennsylvania around the year 1915, from about 1911 to 1920. See if you can recognize any of the places pictured!

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:

Wow! Which of the pictures above was your favorite? Do you have any cool old pics? Share below!