Authentic brass “crickets” issued to American paratroopers on D-Day are now quite rare. A worldwide search recently “unearthed a lost piece of sound history”
Built in 1778 by a member of the British Parliament who admired George Washington, the vandalized monument stands on an old estate now in ruins.
Very. The legacy of British traits in America is deeper and more significant than we knew.
Just before the Revolution, newly studied documents reveal, the flight of British subjects to the New World forced a panicky English government to wrestle with this question
Four hundred years ago the first English settlers reached America. What followed was a string of disasters ending with the complete disappearance of a colony.
The curious story of Milford Haven
Few men—foreign or native born—have ever understood us better than this infinitely curious, inveterate Visitor from England
A British Officer Portrays Colonial America
Besides being a bigot, a fop, and a thief, the British governor Lord Cornbury, had some peculiar fetishes
In 1639 an Englishman named Lion Gardiner singled out a piece of the New World and removed his family thereto—his very own island off the Connecticut coast. And despite invasions of pirates, treasure hunters, and British soldiers, Gardiners Island has remained in the hands of that family ever since. Because of Lion’s shrewd investment his descendants have indeed been
Eighth in a series of paintings for AMERICAN HERITAGE
Riding to hounds has been as much of a sport among well-to-do Americans as among the British gentry