Three years before the Gold Rush, 87 pioneers took a shortcut westward to California, only to get caught in the snows of the Sierra Nevada.
The remarkable and tragic life of the third Kennedy son, Robert F. Kennedy.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.
The legendary tale of Emeline Gurney, who - as the story goes - sold an illegitimate child at the age of 14 only to marry him at a later age.