21 Vintage Virginia Photos That Will Make You Nostalgic For The Past

If you’ve ever been totally absorbed in a history museum or found yourself lost in boxes of old photos in your grandmother’s attic, then you know just how powerful old photographs can be. Unlike a painting, a photo actually freezes a moment in time, allowing future generations to step back into that moment themselves. With such a rich history of Civil War, industrialization and social change here in Virginia, we are fortunate to have photos that preserve that history in a still frame. These vintage Virginia photographs are like a little history tour, taking you back to days gone by, but definitely not forgotten.

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We hope you’ve enjoyed this walk through history. Tell us about some of your favorite photographs of Virginia — maybe from an historical event or even from your own personal archives.