April/May 2002

Volume 53
Issue 2

Features 

Architectural relics from great old liners find a home in the dining rooms of four new ships

The Hawaii of centuries long past emerges from the landscapes crossed by its ancient trails

George Washington tried to drain it. Harriet Beecher Stowe was inspired by the escaped slaves hiding in it. Loggers worked it for centuries. Yet it remains one of the least-known unspoiled spots in the East.

How a group of prospectors, digging for a strike, turned up the whole mid-nineteenth century

Hoboken’s hardworking history exudes an undeniable gritty charm—and its view of Manhattan is incomparable.

April/May 2002

Departments 

Behind the Cutting Edge

History Now

In the News

Letter From the Editors

My Brush With History

The Business of America

Time Machine