April 1998

Volume 49
Issue 2

Features 

Twice a year hundreds of people make a pilgrimage to the spot where the nuclear age began

Five thousand miles below Mason-Dixon line, a Brazilian community celebrates its ties to antebellum America

How a highly historic eighteenth- c entury Connecticut house learned to live in harmony with a twentieth-century garden that is the only surviving American design of a great British landscape architect

Boston is so bright a beacon of Revolutionary history that it is easy to forget the city played an equally significant role in another civil war. Dara Horn, a Harvard junior, seeks out the moral engine of the Union cause.

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Hidden in the park’s southwest corner,the lightly visited Bechler district offers a two-hundred-square-mile wilderness of meadows, hot springs, fantastic rock formations, and an unparalleled abundance of waterfalls

April 1998

Departments 

HISTORY HAPPENED HERE

IN THE NEWS

LETTER FROM THE EDITORS

MY BRUSH WITH HISTORY

THE BUSINESS OF AMERICA

TIME MACHINE

YOUR GREAT AMERICAN PLACES