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...

Terror in the Cascades: The 1910 Wellington Disaster

By the turn of the twentieth century, train travel was commonplace and relatively safe, even on far-flung routes through the harsh mountain...

The True Story of the Witch of the Monongahela

Her name was Moll Derry, but everyone knew her as the Witch of the Monongahela. In the ancient...

A Quick Bit: The US Mint

On June 10, 1652, at only 28 years old, Massachusetts silversmith John Hull opened the first mint in America in defiance of English...

The Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry: Tigers Vs. Bulldogs

American history is stuffed with feuds, grudge matches, and vendettas. Among the more friendly (and less bloody) are found in American sports,...