San Antonio Missions National Historical Park preserves four of the five Spanish frontier missions in San Antonio, Texas. The fifth and best-known mission in San Antonio, the Alamo, owned by the State of Texas, is not part of the park. Over 400 years ago Spanish expeditions began to explore the land that is now the American Southwest. Read More ...
“The grimly humorous phrase about our town was that Tombstone had a man for breakfast every morning.” — Josephine Sarah Marcus, actress Tombstone, Arizona, one of the most lawless mining camps in the American West, was soon dubbed “The Town Too Tough to Die.” The mining camp was born when a prospector named Read More ...
Sitting like a beacon in the middle of the San Francisco Bay of California is Alcatraz Island. Though most prominently known for the years it served as a maximum-security prison, the “Rock’s” history stretches far beyond those infamous days, and its legends and stories continue to find their way into American lore. ~~~~ History of Read More ...
Did You Know?
USA Fun Facts
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there are 140 towns and cities in the U.S. that have the word “Christmas” in their names.
Every second, Americans collectively eat 100 pounds of chocolate.
Jimmy Carter Was the First President Born in a Hospital.
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