Captain Semmes was spoiling for a fight—and Winslow of the U.S.S. Kearsarge was waiting for him, just off Cherbourg
When British dragoons captured this brilliant and ambitious general, it put an end to his ambition to replace Washington as commander-in-chief.
What started as fun and games at spring roundups is now a multi-million-dollar sport called rodeo
We have come a long way from the philosophy of the Enlightenment...a shift that represents a retreat rather than an advance, argues the noted historian.
AMERICAN DESIGN II THEY COMBINED BEAUTY AND UTILITY IN ORDINARY OBJECTS
On a new bridge that arched the flood Their toes by April freezes curled, There the embattled committee stood, Beset, it seemed, by half the world.
CUMBERLAND ISLAND AND HOW MODERN TIMES AT LAST HAVE REACHED IT
SECOND OF FOUR INSTALLMENTS
A FAMOUS HISTORIAN RECALLS THE COUNTRY WHERE HE GREW UP
Its venerable Museum of Fine Arts revives an era of forgotten beauty in a very proper Bohemia
The black laborers on John Williams’ plantation never seemed to leave or complain. It took some digging to find out why