This amazing structure in the heart of Rome is about a lot more than just gladiators and lions, as this article from the Just History blog shows.
We know very little about this beautiful Federal home in Providence, Rhode Island, which stood from 1818 to 1954.
This house got its name for a raging party that occurred here in 1783, on the occasion of the end of the Revolutionary War. Now it's gone.
This sad ruin, home of a signer of the Declaration of Independence, is being rebuilt today in an audacious preservation project.
This beautiful mansion, built in 1808 by one of America's preeminent architects, was demolished during World War II for reasons that are not entirely clear.
One of the grandest plantations in the South when it was finished in 1857, Belle Grove had a long, sad history of ruin until it finally burned in 1952.
In certain cemeteries in the Scottish Highlands, gender, clan and status are still very much a part of life...or death, as it were.
An ancient Bronze Age burial ground near Yorkshire, England, still contains many historical secrets.
Portland has changed a lot since the Red Lion Jantzen Beach hotel had its heyday in the 1970s and 1980s, but many subtle reminders of the past still exist there.
A castle in New York? Why, yes! This post from the Dreamy Idealist blog takes us inside a haunting landmark that I didn't even know [...]