Lists, History

10 Drowned Towns You Can Visit

Bess Lovejoy

Haunting waterworlds that got in the way of progress.

John and Abigail Adams: America's First Power Couple

Lauren Cowling

The Adamses set the tone for generations of American political celebrity pairs to come.

12 of George Washington's Rules of Civility That Still Apply

Lauren Cowling

Though some of the founding father’s rules are in need of a fresh coat of paint for modern life, these 12 are as appropriate as ever.

Where Are They Now? 8 Things That Terrified Us in the '90s

Matt Soniak

Remember how scared we were of satanic cults, Y2K, and nuclear war? (Okay, we're still scared of nuclear war.)

12 Pieces of Unsolicited Advice for 19th Century Girls

Sonia Weiser

Physician (and Corn Flakes inventor) John Harvey Kellogg had a lot of thoughts on how 19th century girls could be happy and healthy.

15 Things You Should Know About 'Little Girl in a Blue Armchair'

Kristy Puchko

5 Presidential Facts Your History Teacher Never Told You

the mag

These five facts are ones for the books … even if they were technically left out of the books.

5 Presidents Who Fought For Their Right To Party

Brian Abrams

Adapted from the book PARTY LIKE A PRESIDENT: TRUE TALES OF INEBRIATION, LECHERY, AND MISCHIEF FROM THE OVAL OFFICE by Brian Abrams.

7 Strange Historical Fashion Trends

Abbey Stone

10 Famous Postal Service Employees

Jill Harness

These famous faces once braved rain, sleet, snow, and disgruntled customers as employees of the United States Postal Service.

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