Category - American History

The History of Presidents’ Day

Presidents' Day is a holiday that is celebrated in February, and usually means a day off work or school for many people. It is also highly associated with retail sales, as many businesses hold a...

The Washington Monument: America’s Obelisk

The Washington Monument is a highly recognizable building that is practically synonymous with Washington, D.C. It is also a popular tourist attraction for those who are visiting the city. Here are...

The Empire State Building: A History

The Empire State Building is an iconic American building with enduring and enormous popularity. Built in the 1930s, it was the world’s tallest building for decades and is still a must-see NYC tourist...

Union Terminal in Cincinnati Ohio

Union Terminal in Cincinnati, Ohio is a famous Art Deco building that has been used as a train station to varying amounts since the 1930’s. It is, perhaps, more famous for the museum that now takes...

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

If you are looking for something historic, educational, and just plain fun for the whole family, consider a day out at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park. This park is centered around the historic...