The Oldest Photos Captured From Each State

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We might all have high definition cameras in our pockets nowadays but you’d have to go back to 1826 or 1827 to find the first image ever captured on a camera by Joseph Nicephore Niepce, or at least the oldest picture to survive.

As for the oldest photograph in America, we thought it would be interesting to gather together the oldest (surviving) photos for each state of our great land. Some are landscapes, some are portraits, but all of them capture a moment in American history that will be forever frozen in time.

So, let’s take a look at some of the amazing images snapped for the very first time in each state.

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