Does the 9/11 Memorial at "Ground Zero" serve as an effective and respectful remembrance to those who died here? I believe it does.
No less than two people, dead for nearly 2,000 years, have been pulled out of this muddy field in Cheshire. What happened to them?
"May a man not be allowed to drink a glass of wine by his own fireside?"
This island's most famous resident, marooned here from 1704 to 1709, was not technically shipwrecked, and in fact stayed by choice--though he regretted it.
A devastating earthquake in 1693 made permanent rubble out of this Sicilian town that had existed as a community since the Bronze Age.
Check out the bizarre places I dream about. None of them are real, but I know them intimately.
This lonely wreckage in the city of Bhopal, India is the site of the world's worst industrial accident.
Midway Island entered the history books as a result of a famous World War II battle. Now it's exiting history thanks to climate change.
Robert Horvat of the History of the Byzantine Empire blog has done it again with another fantastic article. This one is about a sacred place [...]
Possibly as many as 360,000 people were murdered here by the Nazis during the Shoah. What sadness lies in this empty field.