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New York City's luxurious original Waldorf-Astoria was among America's first big hotels. When it was built during the Victorian era, it was considered the finest hotel in the world - and soon became the most famous, too.
It seems that there are almost as many old-fashioned mint julep recipes as there are people who enjoy the cocktails. Take a look at a century of the best how-tos!
A look back at some of Florida's historic hotels -- the most magnificent resort hotels of the Victorian era, and where -- and if -- they stand now.
Want to see what Victorian etiquette was like? In short, there were rules for everything when you were at the dining table. Please pass the salt, and take a trip back here.
Up in Wyoming, the Cheyenne's Frontier Days festival featured bronco riding, a wild horse race, stage hold-up, hanging bee, cow-pony races, etc. and other rodeo events.
As you can see from these Vintage Coney Island photos & postcards, This beach area just outside New York City was one of the most popular resorts in the United States.
I am at loss for the proper word to use to describe what television has done with Haley's book Roots. "Enhance" will not do, nor is "heightened" sufficient. There is no word that is adequate.
Millions know 'Say, Say, Oh Playmate' - also known as 'Playmate' - but few today know much about the rhyming song & hand clapping game. Find out more here!
In the olden days, you needed a telephone operator to connect your call manually through a switchboard. Her job wasn't as easy as you might think.
For generations, the Little House books have enchanted adults & children, historians & romantics, with stories of the Midwestern frontier of the late 1800s.