This topical category is for articles and content that focus on U.S. history.
A look at the artist who crafted life masks of eminent Americans from the early Republic.
The July 4 death and extraordinary life of James Monroe, the 5th President of the United States.
A poem by the elder Oliver Wendell Holmes.
President Biden was born closer to Lincoln’s assassination than to his own inauguration. This inspired a study…
A look back at one of the worst fires in U.S. history – 114 years to the day.
A less famous portrait of President Washington.
(Post)man’s best friend.
〜New AND improved〜
“It has been named ‘Billy Possum,’ and for the present is to be retained in Rebecca’s cage.”
“[S]aved from death by President Coolidge’s distaste for that particular delicacy.”
〜A seasonal children’s poem〜
“Squirming and crawling from place to place can do no good.” -Abraham Lincoln