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March 2023
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A World of Wonder Mariner’s Quest Voyage To Nowhere

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Stories published from "April 1959"

Authored by: Bruce Catton

Baseball’s rules and rituals are much as they were fifty years ago and anything to win still goes.

Authored by: L. H. Butterfield

All that the Adamses saw they were schooled to put down and save. The result is a collection of historical records beyond price and without peer.

Authored by: Erik Wahlgren

An eminent scholar argues that its inscription is only a hoax.

Authored by: Remi Nadeau

Granddaddy of all desert mining discoveries was the Comstock Lode, which sent the Far West on a silver stampede to Nevada’s Washoe country a century ago.

Authored by: A. L. Rowse

“To push back the consciousness of American beginnings, beyond Jamestown, beyond the Pilgrims, to the highwater mark of the Elizabethan Age” -- Part One of a New Series.

Authored by: The Editors

A “primitive-moderne” spoofs American art and history.

Authored by: Francis Russell

Only Sir William Johnson, living among them in feudal splendor, won and kept the confidence of the Iroquois.

Authored by: Mary Jane Matz

New York received the great composer like a god; he responded con brio to its shiny gadgets and beautiful women and produced an “American” opera.

Authored by: Edith Roelker Curtis

At Brook Farm a handful of gentle Bostonians launched a noble but short-lived experiment in communal living.

Authored by: George Howe

Curiosity motivated the first American who crossed Siberia. But he also made a handsome profit.

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