Historic Sites

Toot! Toot! New riverboat to ride Mississippi in New Orleans

Jan 2, 2019

Toot! Toot! New paddlewheel riverboat to ride the Mississippi, taking tourists on excursions around New Orleans

Open and closed: shutdown's varied impact on parks, tourists

Dec 22, 2018

Tourists trekking to parks and historic sites across the U.S. are seeing a mix of impacts from the federal government's second shutdown in less than a year

Pentagon: NKorea slow to negotiate over US war remains

Dec 13, 2018

Pentagon officials say they have been unable so far to draw North Korea into negotiations on returning additional remains of Americans killed in North Korea

WWI descendants see armistice through prism of personal pain

Nov 11, 2018

Official commemorations of 100th anniversary of World War I's armistice provide opportunity to consider the implications of the first war of its kind, while descendants of veterans could reflect on the personal tolls of world leaders' decisions

Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of armistice centennial

Nov 10, 2018

Victors and vanquished paid respects to the fallen ahead of centennial commemorations for the armistice that ended World War I and assessed alliances that have been redrawn dramatically

US lacks Latino historical sites and landmarks, scholars say

Oct 15, 2018

The lack of historical markers and preserved historical sites connected to Latino civil rights worries scholars who feel the scarcity is affecting how Americans see Hispanics in U.S. history

Where are blacks, women? Living history museums rethink past

Aug 29, 2018

A popular Massachusetts living history museum is looking to fundamentally overhaul the way it presents the past, including the roles of minorities and women, in an effort to stay relevant to a 21st century audience

In Jamestown, a reckoning over American slavery's beginnings

Aug 28, 2018

Plans are underway to recognize the arrival of enslaved Africans to English-controlled North America in 1619

Russian peace talks raise specter of shifting influence

Aug 25, 2018

Vladimir Putin's Russia appears to have emerged as a player in Afghanistan after 17 years of Western involvement that has left the country no closer to peace than before

Show tells backstory of icons like Rushmore, Lady Liberty

Jul 11, 2018

Geoffrey Baer's '10 That Changed America' gives the real story behind iconic sites like Mount Rushmore and Statue of Liberty

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