20 historic sites to celebrate the holidays in style

This year, relive the spirit of Christmas past at these top destinations and events for a historic holiday celebration.  


Gifts for history lovers

Nerdy history gifts this holiday season, perfect for the history lovers in your life. Including historical documents, jewelry with our original designs, exacting reproductions, signed books, unique prints and more.  

Top 26 historic battle reenactments this year

Relive the past in this list of 26 historic battle reenactments happening across the country this year including Revolutionary War reenactments, Civil War reenactments, French and Indian War reenactments, WWI and WWII battle reenactments and more.  

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The Battle for the Airfield - A WWII re-enactment in Hudson, MA

The Battle for the Airfield is an annual World War II battle re-enactment organized by the Collings Foundation in Hudson, MA. Featuring over 300 re-enactors representing several branches of Allied and Axis military as well as fully restored military equipment... 

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Tour of The 17th Century Archives at the Registry of Deeds | The History List

Thanks to John Buckley, Register of Deeds, for coming in on a Saturday and giving our group an opportunity to see these rare documents. And thanks to Michael Shire for this video.... 

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Touring the Quincy Quarry with the Quincy Quarry & Granite Workers Museum historian and president

A walking tour discussing the history of the Quincy Quarry in Quincy, Massachusetts with Al Bina (grey shirt with red cap), President, and Tom Bonomi (red shirt, doing most of the presentations), Historian of the Quincy Quarry & Granite Workers Museum. The r... 

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