America’s Greatest Patriots – Presidents George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley, and James Garfield, by Kurz and Allison, 1890.
African American History in the United States
Explorers, Traders & Trappers
Heroes and Patriots
Historic People by State
Other Colorful Characters
Cowboy on a Bucking Bronco by Frederic Remington
People of the Santa Fe Trail
Presidents of the United States
Soldiers & Officers
“We come too late for to ride with the great,
But we’re born with a sense of our history.
Entrance to Arlington Cemetery., Arlington, Virginia
Now the challenge remains to pick up the reins
And answer our personal mystery.”
— Dennis Gaines, “New Tradition”
Compiled and edited by Kathy Alexander/Legends of America, updated January 2023.
Historic People Photo Galleries
United States Trivia, Fun Facts, and Firsts
War & Military in America