Old cities and places

Vintage 1960s Mississippi postcard
Scenic views of Mississippi from the 1960s

From the sixties: You will be delighted at the wide variety of things to do and see all year ’round in Outdoor Mississippi. Hundreds of lakes and rivers, five huge reservoir playgrounds, fourteen state parks and, of course, the glamorous and famous Gulf Coast.

San Antonio Street in El Paso, Texas (early 1900s)
Scenes of old El Paso, Texas in the early 1900s

See how old El Paso, Texas — the city that sits right along the border of Mexico and the state of New Mexico – looked more than 100 years ago, when the population was about a tenth of what it is now.

U. S. Capitol through the Cherry Blossoms, Washington, DC vintage postcard
What Washington DC was like in the 1950s

Take a trip back to the past – go sightseeing and learn more about what Washington DC was like in the 1950s! The classic tour is here, from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial to the White House.

Brooklyn Bridge, New York c1915
Brooklyn Bridge opens (1883)

The president’s walk across the bridge with cannon accompaniment from forts and ships The big bridge open: Two cities join in making a mammoth holiday