Archaeologists probing for signs of a landmark Civil War refugee slave camp were digging against the odds this past May when they started peeling back the earth a few hundred yards from this historic port town’s center.
Control of the Hudson River was important strategically during the American Revolution. The river, along with lakes George and Champlain, was a potential invasion route from Canada. It also was a physical separator of the colonies.
Welcome to the Jimmy Carter Library and Museum website. The Library in Atlanta, Georgia, is part of the Presidential Library system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration, a Federal government agency.
On October 20, 1947, the notorious Red Scare kicks into high gear in Washington, as a Congressional committee begins investigating Communist influence in one of the world's richest and most glamorous communities: Hollywood.
Our National Anthem is 200 years old and not showing a sign of age. Francis Scott Key’s poem set to music is a celebration of the American spirit of perseverance. (Our National Anthem is 200 years old & not showing a sign of age.