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Painting by Historical Artist Ron Backer entitled 'Lewis and Clark's Spirit Mound.' Painting image courtesy of Ron Backer.

Explore the West with the Lewis and Clark Expedition is a travel itinerary of 41 forts, Indian villages, mounds, mountain passes, trails...

A prominent landmark, sits at the southern entrance to Virginia City. It was built in 1876.  Photo by Terri McBride, Courtesy of Nevada State Historic Preservation Office.

Three Historic Nevada Cities: Carson City, Reno, Virginia City tells the stories of three cities established after the Comstock Lode discovery in 1859...

The Great Fire in Chicago: The Fire Crossing the River from the South to the North Side, ca. 1871 (Kellogg & Bulkeley, Hartford)

History Matters is a gateway to web resources and threaded discussions for high school and college...

Illustration from, A short American tramp on the fall of 1864, by the editor of 'Life in Normandy', John Francis Campbell, (Edinburgh, Edmonston and Douglas, 1865.)

American Notes: Travels in America, 1750-1920 provides 253 narratives describing travels in the colonies and U.S. The collection...


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