Come along for a lovely tour of an old barn and farmhouse in Western Washington. Built without nails, this classic example of a pole barn has been in use for over 150 years.
An article looking into the living conditions of the urban poor in the 1800s. The 1800s was a time of enormous change. The industrial revolution changed Britain's urban landscape forever.
Native Americans made significant contributions during the American Civil War. There is one famous painting with a native American in the company of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses Grant during the surrender at Appomattox Courthouse .
The Men Who Built America is a new 4-part miniseries that is currently airing on Tuesday nights on the History Channel. While much of what is now on the History Channel, such as Ice Road Truckers and Ancient Aliens, does not actually qualify as history, this miniseries definitely qualifies as...
A fascinating and poignant tale of the worlds ugliest woman.
What are the origins of spiritualism in 19th century Britain? Explore the development of the Spiritualist Churches, the popularity of seances and the fraudulent practices that led to decline
Who were the laundresses of the American Civil War? Their job was to wash and clean the uniform of the soldiers during the battles. They traveled and went everywhere the soldiers fought during the war to do their job.
When we are dying, we sometimes review our lives. With Queen Victoria, it was a life full of incident. Read this truly personal account of the life of an amazing queen.
Millions of Americans feel that Abraham Lincoln is the greatest POTUS of the nation; and others place him second after George Washington. With praise overflowing, it is good to re-read his speeches.
In the summer of 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte, at the height of his power launched an invasion of Russia. It was the largest invading force that the world has ever seen, his Grande Armee of over 600,000 men from all over Europe poured into the Russian countryside, the majority of them would never...