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Carla Davidson

Carla Davidson formerly served as Senior Editor at American Heritage and has been a frequent contributor to The New York Times.

Articles by Carla Davidson

Nashville’s rewards go beyond music Read >>
The QM2 , the latest in a line of great Cunarders, aims to command the seas Read >>
There’s a lot more to the often overlooked mid-coastal Maine than lobster. but the lobster is amazing. Read >>
Cruising The Briefly Embattled San Juan Islands Read >>
How Grand Rapids Regained Its Grandeur Read >>
Passion, April/May 2004 | Vol. 55, No. 2
BOTH ART AND NATURE HAVE MADE MODERN SCOTTSDALE Read >>
An artists’ colony in Woodstock, New York, celebrates its hundredth year Read >>
IN THE 1870S, WEALTH FROM THE NORTH TRANSFORMED THOMASVILLE, GEORGIA Read >>
FLOATING ON THE OHIO ABOARD THE ONLY BARGE THAT PLIES AMERICAN WATERS Read >>
SONOMA COUNTY HARVESTS A RICH IMMIGRANT PAST Read >>
Sailing On, April/May 2002 | Vol. 53, No. 2
Architectural relics from great old liners find a home in the dining rooms of four new ships Read >>
A Great Lake, September 2001 | Vol. 52, No. 6
EARLY NAVAL HISTORY AND TODAY’S URBAN ENERGY ON CHAMPLAIN’S SHORES Read >>
FRANCE, BRITAIN, AND THE UNITED STATES ALL WANTED TO OWN MARITIME CANADA. IT’S EASY TO SEE WHY. Read >>
Under Water, April 2001 | Vol. 52, No. 2
ST. AUGUSTINE, SETTLED IN 1565, FLAUNTS ITS SPANISH ORIGINS Read >>
Open Door, April 1996 | Vol. 47, No. 2
Explorers, April 1993 | Vol. 44, No. 2

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Cruising the briefly embattled San Juan Islands  From a cab hurtling down the West Side Highway en route to Newark Airport from New York City, I spied the looming superstructures of three giant ships. They were waiting to take on their complements of 2,000 or more passengers heading for weeklong… Read more >>
How Grand Rapids Regained its Grandeur I’ve long held the notion that my lion-pawed oak dining table was a prime example of Grand Rapids furniture. Michigan’s second city is the birthplace of mass-produced furniture in America, but when I visited last summer, I didn’t see anything that resembled it… Read more >>
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than the ones you did do,” Mark Twain once instructed his readers. “So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream.” In this eighteenth year of our… Read more >>