These 10 Candid Photos Show What Life Was Like In Tennessee In the 1950s

If you’re looking to see what life was like in Tennessee back in the mid-20th century, we have one word for you: nature. The state was ruled by the wild great outdoors, and as we crawled through historical archives we were completely shocked at the utter amazement and attention given to Tennessee’s natural topography in the 1950s. These photos make us want to go back in time and experience a state that’s immersed in the beauty of its natural self.

If you’re looking for a little local fun, check out this gorgeous butterfly gardens in Tennessee.