A guide to five lesser-known parks that illuminate sometimes murky and forgotten points in American history.
Two small towns in Georgia have feuded over which one rightfully holds the title of site of the state’s first gold rush.
While the number of history faculty has more than doubled since 1975, a smaller share of departments at four-year institutions have specialists in intellectual, diplomatic or economic history.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Finding History Stories at the NY Times
Did you know that the New York Times has a history tag? Subtitled "News about history, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times."There are also tags for Historic Buildings and Sites, National Parks, Monuments and Seashores, World War I, World War II, and many other topics. Each tag comes with an RSS feed. This is a great way to keep up with history in the news! Here are a few interesting stories I dug up: