One hundred years may not seem like a vast amount of time in the grand scheme of things, yet it’s also true that a lot can change over the years. The photographs below, all taken in Virginia in the early 1900s, provide a snapshot of what life was like in the Old Dominion many decades ago. From rural communities to bigger cities, these photos are positively mesmerizing. They’re all in black and white; however, it’s not too difficult to picture life as it existed back then. Take a look at the photographs below and see if you can recognize any landmarks in particular.

What are your thoughts on these photographs of life in Virginia over 100 years ago? Can you imagine what life must have been like that long ago? Be sure to share your thoughts with us in the comments below. As always, we would love to hear from you! If you enjoy looking at historic photos, you’ll want to check out our previous article, 25 Historic Photos Of Virginia Taken During The Great Depression.

And for even more nostalgia, you might be interested in watching this vintage footage taken in Virginia Beach in 1975.

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