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9 Vintage Photos of Fall Foliage

9 Vintage Photos of Fall Foliage
9 Vintage Photos of Fall Foliage
There’s nothing like the change of seasons. When the leaves start turning from green to fiery red, orange, and yellow, apple and pumpkin picking trips fill the weekend, and it’s time to cozy up by the fireplace with warm cider and a good book, we get a little nostalgic. We’ve rounded up nine vintage photos of fall foliage scenes now that autumn is in full swing.
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    9 Vintage Photos of Fall Foliage
    9 Vintage Photos of Fall Foliage
    There’s nothing like the change of seasons. When the leaves start turning from green to fiery red, orange, and yellow, apple and pumpkin picking trips fill the weekend, and it’s time to cozy up by the fireplace with warm cider and a good book, we get a little nostalgic. We’ve rounded up nine vintage photos of fall foliage scenes now that autumn is in full swing.

    Photo courtesy of Library of Congress
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    Little Falls, New York (1941)
    Little Falls, New York (1941)
    Yard chores are never fun, but jumping into piles of leaves over and over again makes raking them much more enjoyable. 

    Photo courtesy of Library of Congress
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    Norwich, Connecticut (1940)
    Norwich, Connecticut (1940)
    Before composting was compulsory in parts of the United States, many people would burn leaves after raking them. Now, burning is strongly discouraged because of the air pollution it causes. 

    Photo courtesy of Library of Congress
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    Washington, D.C. (1906)
    Washington, D.C. (1906)
    Rock Creek Park in Washington, D.C. was one of the few federally managed parks in the United States when this photo was taken. 

    Photo courtesy of Library of Congress
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    Apple Picking (1932)
    Apple Picking (1932)
    We’re making apple cider, apple pie, and applesauce and maybe eating a few straight off the tree this year. 

    Photo courtesy of Library of Congress
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    Stateburg, South Carolina (1986)
    Stateburg, South Carolina (1986)
    This tiny schoolhouse in South Carolina reminds us of those cool autumn days when we couldn’t wait to get out of class and outside to play. 

    Photo courtesy of Library of Congress
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    United States (1950)
    United States (1950)
    We love strolling through neighborhoods taking in the view while the fallen leaves crunch beneath our feet. 

    Photo courtesy of Library of Congress
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    Washington, D.C. (1950)
    Washington, D.C. (1950)
    The Capitol building is the perfect backdrop for trees that are full of burnt orange leaves. 

    Photo courtesy of Library of Congress
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    Mohawk Trail, Massachusetts (1941)
    Mohawk Trail, Massachusetts (1941)
    The changing leaves along the Mohawk Trail were a scenic setting for the fall picnic that these local factory workers set up while they camped in northern Massachusetts

    Photo courtesy of Library of Congress
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