The top-secret mission kept the discovery hidden away for years.
Originally designed to defend the East River, Fort Totten is now open to the public.
The 1879 conflict had a surprising outcome.
These women used their unique positions to enact change.
These three battles shaped the fate of the world—especially because their results were so shocking.
We’ve all heard of the jolly gift-giver—but how did he come to be synonymous with Christmas?
Temperatures dropped below −70 °F on the grueling journey.
Every American knows about the tossed tea that sparked a revolution—but there's more to this story than what you learned in third grade.
Once one of America's most noted enemies, Fuchida converted to Christianity in later years and spent decades preaching across the United States.
The fleet posed an unexpected threat to the might of the British Navy.
Live in the wonders of the past with this historic log cabin.
Learn more about Julius Caesar’s sweeping victory.
Discover the holiday's centuries-in-the-making history.
The beloved children’s book character was based on a real-life black bear cub.
From 1200 to 2020, soldiers in the Northern reaches of Europe have strapped on uniforms, guns ... and skis.
Re-center yourself with some of history's most moving thoughts about leadership.
Hit rewind with the year's most engaging podcasts.
World War II extended beyond Europe, northern Africa, and the Pacific Theater...
Whether your holiday plans involve an inordinate number of Zooms or a carefully planned gathering, these history holiday presents won't be left in the dust.
In October 1943, 300 Jewish prisoners escaped the heavily guarded walls of the Sobibor extermination camp.