Best National Monuments Near ChicagoChicago is a city with a lot of history, and you can experience it at these popular National Monuments and Landmarks in and near the city.
Photos Of Ice-Thawed Lake Michigan Reveal Amazing ShipwrecksEver wonder what's under the surface of Lake Michigan? Recent ice thaws have left the lake crystal clear, revealing some of the many shipwrecks it's seen through the years.
Popular Chicago History Twitter Feed Dedicated To Father's MemoryThere are already nearly 12,000 followers of a Twitter feed launched just last September and dedicated to Chicago.
An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. HistoryThroughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
Welcome To Chicagoland, The 81st State In The Union History buff Andrew Shears doesn't really live in an alternate reality, but he does like to imagine what the United States might look like if one added small twists to historical events.
15 Of The World's Oldest Bars (The Beer's Fresh, Though)Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars - most of which are older than America.
2013 Guide To The Field MuseumThe Field Museum is all about history, so here’s a little history about the Field Museum. The museum was first incorporated into the State of Illinois on September 16, 1893 as part of an outgrowth of the World’s Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893...
A Look Back At The Beginnings Of NATOWith the start of the NATO summit in Chicago just a few days away from beginning, here is a look back at the beginnings of the multinational alliance.
The History Of Valentine’s DayEver wondered how Valentine's Day started? We've got the answer for you...
The Score Celebrates 20 Years On The AirWSCR-670 AM The Score has grown from a low-budget startup to a powerhouse in 20 years on the air in Chicago.
Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day EditionLabor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ.
History Comes To Life At The Graue MillSince 1853, the Graue Mill in Oakbrook, Illinois, has been grinding out cornmeal, its traditional grist wheel spinning to the ebb and flow of the picturesque Salt Creek. Visit it with your family for a historical flash from the past.