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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.
1. European Sponge Cake Beat fourteen eggs and one pound of fine sugar well in a kettle, then set in a hot water bath and
Try one or more of these classic cordial recipes - featuring cherries, raspberries, blackberries, redcurrants, oranges and peaches - and create yourself a rainbow of fruit flavor liqueurs the old-fashioned way!
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.
Labor Day marks a new epoch in the annals of human history. It differs from some of the other holidays of the year in that it glorifies no armed conflicts or battles of man's prowess over man.
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.
If you're looking for a decadent heirloom dessert, here are 18 old-fashioned and deliciously classic chocolate cake recipes to inspire you!
Take a look at the top 50 old-fashioned baby names for girls from 1900 for a few names that don't even rank in the top 1000 today.
On the inside of the pedestal of the world-famous New York landmark is the Statue of Liberty poem, written by Emma Lazarus to welcome immigrants and visitors to America.