On the morning of June 25, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George A. Custer and the 7th Cavalry charged into battle against Lakota Sioux and Northern Cheyenne Indians. Custer's orders were to wait for reinforcements a... Read more...
The Battle of the Little Bighorn was fought along the ridges, steep bluffs, and ravines of the Little Bighorn River, in south central Montana on June 25 and 26, 1876. The Battle of the Little Bighorn has c... Read more...
Take a gander — if ye dare! — at some vintage postcards of the famous Disneyland ride, Pirates of the Caribbean.
"Little House in the Big Woods" tells of 63 years ago, when the Ingalls family lived in a log cabin on the edge of the big woods in Wisconsin.
This article, published a week and a half after Woodstock, not only highlights the perspective of six Festival attendees, but doesn’t mince words when it comes to the opinion of the nearby Middletown (New York) newspaper.
Here are six beautiful views of Yellowstone National Park, as seen by artist Thomas Moran and published by American chromolithographer Louis Prang & Company in 1875.
The highest building in the world will be built on the site of the Waldorf Astoria hotel. It will be known as the Empire State Building, will be eighty stories high, and will cost more than $66,000,000.
In this first-person report, take a look at the harsh conditions the Miner '49ers faced -- both in getting to California, and what they found when they reached the gold fields. "All writers who have written on the subject of crossing the plains have greatly misrepresented the trip."
Under the waves: Great disaster near the Golden Gate... The City of Chester sunk -- Run down in a fog by the Oceanic. Thirteen lives known to be lost.
Inspired by the success of the first modern marathon at the 1896 Olympic games, the Boston Athletic Association decided to stage their own race in April of 1897.
Fabian said he was taken to Auschwitz 10 months ago with 500,000 other Hungarian Jews, and that 400,000 were gassed and cremated in the first two months, and that only 1,000 remained alive.
Lee has surrendered! Domestic treason is utterly suppressed and punished -- freedom extended to all the people -- the South conquered -- the rebellion at an end -- and peace with a Union restored and purified nigh at hand.
Regular US combat units were deployed to Vietnam beginning in 1965, and while America's direct military involvement ended on August 15, 1973, the last soldiers left Vietnam on March 29, 1975.
There’s no sign proclaiming the FW Woolworth lunch counter here as the birthplace, 10 years ago today, of the sit-in movement that brought a new way of community life to the dual service and segregated South of the 1960s.
While springtime might come a little late in some parts of the country, it tends to show up a little early in Arizona. Here, take a look at what was blooming in Phoenix's Valley of the Sun in the middle of March, 2014!
Ten million visitors flocked to Disney World in 1972 to see this latest and greatest in Walt Disney’s ever-expanding empire of imagination. That is more American tourists than visited Britain, Germany or Austria.
The old-fashioned forerunner of this supermarket may have carried a little of everything available in its day, but it certainly never approximated its modern-day counterpart!
Now you and your family can enjoy the finest in rail travel -- all its comforts and conveniences... Now there's no need to drive your car for economy's sake. No need to fight traffic, to worry about where to stay overnight.
Even before she wrote Little Women, she was eminent in her family... Louisa May Alcott was a big, lovable, tender-hearted, generous girl, with black hair, thick and long, and flashing, humorous black eyes.
Take a look at a more than 20 vintage road maps below, apparently preserved for years in car gloveboxes across the nation!
Take a few minutes to reflect on the awesome and terrifying power unleashed on the world in the summer of 1945 while remembering the lives lost -- and possibly saved.
The New York State Thruway flows through the heart of the Niagara Mohawk System, which extends from the Niagara Frontier across the state to the Hudson River.