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...

The Rise and Fall of Hollywood’s Golden Age

Marilyn Monroe, Humphrey Bogart, and Laurence Olivier are three of the biggest names in the history of Hollywood, and they all have one...

Loving Los Angeles Sports: A Fan’s Firsthand Account

When you think of Los Angeles, Hollywood inevitably pops up first. California’s City of Angels is a company town, and their business...

Daniel Boone’s Old . . . Missouri Home?

While most Americans associate Daniel Boone with Kentucky, the famous frontiersman passed some important years in Missouri as well. Here, in an...

Frederick Douglass In Rochester, NY

In 2018 the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commemoration placed 13 statues around the city of Rochester, NY to commemorate Frederick Douglass's 200th birthday. On the anniversary...