The Sordid Story of Marquette’s Holy Family Orphanage

In Marquette, Michigan, stands the old Holy Family Orphanage. Built in the early 1900s, the orphanage quickly built a reputation not as...

Meet Sandra Lord: The “Tunnel Lady” of Houston

Sandra Lord has been giving guided tours of Houston for so long she is almost a historic landmark herself. Her expertise on...

The Haunted Lighthouse Of Key West

Wide eyes, sweaty palms, and a racing heart. Are these the tell-tale marks of a love story or a haunted tale? If...

Smedley Butler And The Plot To Overthrow FDR

In 1934, a colossal claim reached the American news media: There had been a plot to overthrow President Franklin D. Roosevelt, in...

History Submerged: Georgia’s Drowned Towns

Typically, historians have keen researching instincts, insatiable curiosity, and shrewd detective skills in their skill set. Now, add scuba diving to that...

The Governor Who Pardoned His Murderous Son

People often think of political scandals as modern-day occurrences, but nothing could be further from the truth. A chief executive who pardons...