There’s something about a quiet look back in time that gives us a little bite of nostalgia. These 15 historic photographs were all taken in Tennessee, across the state and in the early 20th century. It’s a strange thing – to see the beauty of the past, so perfectly reflective of our present. Where did all of these young ones go, what lives did they lead? Check out what once was, and it may just make you think a bit deeper about where we are.

These really are fascinating looks into the past, aren’t they? We love looking back into our state’s history.

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