April 1999

Volume 50
Issue 2

Features 

A walk with my great-grandfather through the last foreign country in New York City

“One nation is a copy of the other,” said John Adams on his first visit to the Netherlands; two centuries later an American visitor to Holland can still trace the connection

From Richmond to Appomattox Court House, roads unchanged for 140 years tell the story of the final days, the final hours of the Confederacy

Small, handsome, and often beleaguered this surprisingly cosmopolitan Maine city has had a history of clawing its wav baclk from oblivion—and today,it’s on an upswing again

A faded industrial town in upstate New York is home to one of the world’s greatest concert halls