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I Followed My Grandparents’ Footsteps By Travelling To The Same Places
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History, Photography7 years ago

I Followed My Grandparents’ Footsteps By Travelling To The Same Places

Armed with my grandfather’s travel photographs, and my grandmother’s journals, I’ve spent the last three years roaming the United States in search of the exact locations where my grandparents once stood.

Here are many of my favorites so far. For more photos, visit my website.

More info: pastpresentproject.com | Instagram

California

Golden Gate Bridge | April 1979 & May 2015

Lucia Lodge in Big Sur | April 1979 & May 2015

Fishermen’s Grotto in San Francisco | April 1979 & May 2015

Groveland | April 1979 & May 2015

Valhalla Pier in South Lake Tahoe | June 1981 & May 2015

Louisiana

Cafe Du Monde in New Orleans | February 1978 & April 2014

Jackson Square in New Orleans | February 1978 & April 2014

Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie | February 1978 & April 2014

Cafe Du Monde | February 1978 & April 2014

New Mexico

Old Mesilla | April 1979 & October 2014

White Sands National Monument | April 1979 & October 2014

South Dakota

Cedar Pass Campground in Badlands National Park | May 1981 & October 2013

Needles Highway in Custer State Park | 1973 & 2013

Virginia

The Market Square Tavern in Colonial Williamsburg | February 1978 & December 2014

Mississippi

Stanton Hall in Natchez, Mississippi | September 1974 & April 2014

Yosemite National Park

Tunnel View | April 1979 & May 2015

Yosemite Entrance | April 1979 & May 2015

My grandfather in 1978 & myself

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ClaireOliver
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7 years ago

What a wonderful idea, I can't believe so many of the places look almost exactly the same.

GraceInRainbows
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7 years ago

Super!!! =)

bubamara
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7 years ago

Great !

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ClaireOliver
Community Member
7 years ago

What a wonderful idea, I can't believe so many of the places look almost exactly the same.

GraceInRainbows
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7 years ago

Super!!! =)

bubamara
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7 years ago

Great !

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