Whether you’re chasing waterfalls in the Appalachian foothills, exploring Black history, or tucking in to comforting culinary classics, the Magnolia State is an invitation to all those who love to wander.
The Bluegrass State has something for everyone. Sample bourbon, embark on subterranean adventures, or visit equine legends. You can even scuba dive.
Home to dazzling beaches, Southern culinary classics, and the birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement, this crossroads of American culture is calling all visitors.
The three-room shack in the town of Avalon, Mississippi, was once the singer and guitarist's home
What a Teacher's Letters Reveal About Robert Smalls, Who Stole a Confederate Ship to Secure His Freedom From Slavery
Harriet M. Buss' missives home detail the future congressman's candid views on race and the complicity of Confederate women
The archival trove chronicles the extreme measures administrators took to ensure Black sharecroppers did not receive treatment for the venereal disease
In South Carolina, members of the local Black community are teaming up with scientists to produce a novel study of the trans-Atlantic slave trade
The Defense Department had mandated that the monument be dismantled by January 1, 2024
The Union general directly benefited from the brutal institution before and during the Civil War
Union troops tossed Confederate munitions and supplies into the waterway after taking Columbia in February 1865
Eventually, an artist will be chosen to transform the bronze bars into a public art installation
The Freedom Monument Sculpture Park in Montgomery will feature works from prominent artists, artifacts, immersive experiences and a new monument
Beyond its brick-lined town center, the Charleston Area becomes a place where nature and heritage converge in unexpected and delightful ways
Working with one of her teachers, the 16-year-old student found the fossil, which may represent a new species, on her family’s property
Researchers are trying to identify the men who died after the Battle of Williamsburg in 1862
The painting of Bélizaire, 15, shown behind the children of his enslavers, has been acquired by the Met
Three sites connected to the 14-year-old boy's murder in 1955 will now receive federal protection
Rival entrepreneurs took drastic steps to draw visitors away from Mammoth Cave in the early 20th century
An unidentified man found the cache, which may have been buried ahead of a Confederate invasion, in a cornfield earlier this year
Civil rights activists failed to expel an all-white, segregationist delegation. But their efforts foreshadowed later milestones in the fight for equality
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