Myths abound in history’s retelling. Historian and author Mary Miley Theobald shares some of her favorites.
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King George is remembered as “The Mad King,” and “The King Who Lost America.” Was he insane, or did his doctors mistreat a medical condition? Author Ed Crews examines the evidence in his article “The Poisoning of King George” in the journal Colonial Williamsburg.
Bringing a touch of myth to traditional history makes for a stable mix in the American memory. Author Gil Klein explains.
Gain a new respect for the good old pumpkin. Author Mary Miley Theobald traces the history of the long-suffering gourd.
Camera becomes time machine as photographer Dave Doody frames the past in his lens.
Despite its 14-year lead, many don’t know that Jamestown was settled before Plymouth. James Axtell’s article, “Historical Rivalry,” explores the reasons why.