American Revolution

Archaeologists 'find captain James Cook's HMS Endeavour' solving one of the greatest ever maritime mysteries

Archaeologists believe they have found the final resting place of Captain James Cook's ship, HMS Endeavour, off the East Coast of the United States.<p>The possible discovery of the ship Cook used to sail to Australia could solve one of the greatest ever maritime mysteries.<p>Archaeologists from the Rhode …

Rhode Island

The Sea Equivalent of Time Team Thinks it's Found HMS Endeavour

<i>HMS Endeavour</i>, Captain James Cook's old boat that he famously used to discover a few places that already existed, has apparently been found after …

Ocean Exploration

Looking back at spycraft over times new and ancient

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p><b>THE SECRET WORLD: A HISTORY OF INTELLIGENCE</b><p><b>By Christopher Andrew</b><p><b>Yale University Press $60, 948 pages</b><p>At hand is a truly magisterial …

George Washington

Wreckage May Be From Endeavour, Ship That Explored World and Charted Australia

SYDNEY, Australia — The Endeavour set off from England in 1768 and traversed a world that sailors’ maps had yet to document. The ship bounded through the Pacific Ocean, scraping up against the Great Barrier Reef and stopping in New Zealand and Tahiti. The journey also charted parts of Australia, …

World News

Wreck of Cook’s Endeavour starts race for spoils

The apparent identification, off the north-eastern US coast, of the final resting place of Captain James Cook’s <i>Endeavour,</i> appeared last night to have …

Rhode Island

OBAMA 2020? Michelle Holding Voter Rally In Las Vegas, This Looks Like It May Happen ...

Michelle Obama, the former first lady, will speak at a voter registration rally in Las Vegas this coming Sunday.<p>She is a co-chair of When We All …

Las Vegas

Pastor Greg Laurie Wrongly Tells Fellow Court Evangelicals that the United States Was “founded in a time of spiritual revival”

Greg Laurie (left) and some of his fellow court evangelicals<p>Here is what Laurie recently told his congregation (as reported by the Christian Post) …

Great Britain

Sir Chaloner Ogle, 1st Baronet - American Revolutionary War Forums

Sir Chaloner Ogle, 1st Baronet (1726 – 27 August 1816) was an officer of the Royal Navy. He served during the Seven Years' War, American War of …

American History

New International Spy Museum a D.C. landmark

The wedge of glass and red steel sticking out of the landscape of Brutalist architecture at L’Enfant Plaza is full of secrets, and it’s starting to …

George Washington

A misguided effort to rename Dudley Sq. ‘Nubian Sq.’

The crypt in which eight members of the Dudley family’s remains are entombed in the Eliot Burying Ground. Legend has it that the pewter memorial that …

Boston

William Smith - American Revolutionary War Forums

William Smith (September 7, 1727 – May 14, 1803) was the first provost of the University of Pennsylvania.<p>==Biography==<p>Smith was born in Aberdeen, …

Church of England

Today in History

Today in History<p>Today is Wednesday, Sept. 19, the 262nd day of 2018. There are 103 days left in the year.<p>Today's Highlight in History:<p>On Sept. 19, …

Business

Battle of Chickamauga Facts & Summary | American Battlefield Trust

50,000<p>ACRES SAVED<p>The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 50,000 acres in 24 states!<p><b>American Battlefield Trust</b><p>Find details …

American Civil War

Today in History for September 19th

Mary Tyler Moore Show

Double Victory: The African American Military Experience

The military gallery conveys a sense of appreciation and respect for the military service of African Americans from the American Revolution to the …

African-American News

Review: Lamplight City

Point-and-click adventure games had a bit of a renaissance in the last decade, but have become harder to find ever since Telltale discovered a …

Robert Downey Jr.

The 15 Best Foliage Drives in New England

From the coastal vistas of Acadia to the back roads of Connecticut, here's where you should be roadtripping to this fall.<p>By and ·<p>Get a compelling …

New England

The Science Behind Feeding a Mission to Mars

Food scientists are developing food for astronauts that stays nutritious and fresh for at least three years.<p>(Inside Science) -- It may be decades before humans land on Mars, but when they do, the meal options may look something like this: salad with ancient grains, vegetable protein, reconstituted …

U.S. Army

Local DAR Chapter Hosts History of Oneida Nation Presentation

Members of the Polly Cooper Chapter, NSDAR learn of Oneida Nation's history from Suzanne Bellinger of the Oneida Chapter, NSDAR<p>Bedford, New York – On …

Iroquois

Outlander Season 4 directors for first four episodes revealed

We don’t know a lot about the actors and directors for Outlander Season 4. However, the two directors for the first four episodes have been named and …

Downton Abbey

For Poland, a time for justice

Poland suffered greatly during the Second World War and its aftermath. According to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, it is estimated that the …

Marco Rubio

Katy Mayor Chuck Brawner proclaims Constitution Week

Image 1 of / 1<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Katy Mayor Chuck Brawner proclaimed Sept. 17-23 Constitution Week at the Sept. 10 meeting of Katy City Council. He was …

San Francisco Bay Area

History's first resistance insider

Washington is in a tizzy these days. From Capitol Hill to Georgetown and everywhere in between, folks are speculating about the identity of that …

U.S. Politics

Paoli Battlefield Heritage Day

<b>New this year: 7 food trucks and a Beer and Wine Garden!!</b><p>Join us on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 as we present an American Military Timeline …

American History

Say Goodbye to Aidan Turner's Gorgeous, Brooding Face — Poldark Is Ending After Season 5

To the heartbreak of many <b>Poldark</b> fans, PBS announced that its costume drama (by way of BBC) will be ending after season five.<p>In case you haven't watched the beloved historical period series quite yet, it follows Ross Poldark (Aidan Turner), a young man who returns home to Cornwall after fighting in …

Poldark

A Season of Talks at the David Library

Here’s the lineup of upcoming talks at the David Library of the American Revolution in Pennsylvania. That’s a striking venue with a loyal audience, …

George Washington

Constitution Day: 5 Things To Know About The Day The U.S. Document Was Signed

America may have been born on the fourth of July, but Sept. 17 marks the day the United States guaranteed the rights of its citizens with the …

United States

The Fourth of July Is America's Birthday, But Constitution Day Marks Its Coming of Age

Ask any person to name the single most important day in United States history, and they’re likely to answer July 4, 1776. Every year, Americans …

James Madison

Native American veterans get spotlight with upcoming memorial

Although Washington, D.C., is known for its many commemorations recognizing Americans who have shaped and served the country in various capacities, …

Veterans

Vitals

A brief history of the laws in New York State regarding vital records:<p>The church parishes were required by the Colony of New York to record vital …

New York State