The History of the United States of America

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Welcome to the American History wing of the h2g2 Historical Society.

America is a big country, with a lot of history. Here are some smaller bits of that country with easier, bite-sized chunks of history.


Recent additions to the wing include: The Erie Canal, New York State, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, New York, New York City's Public Transit System, Phoenix, Arizona, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York

The following Historical Entry has recently received Officially Approved status: Jumonville, Pennsylvania

United States


Alaska and Hawaii


The A-Team

Birch Bark Items of the Micmac



Easton, Pennsylvania

The Erie Canal, New York State

Fabrizi's Restaurant

Gettysburg Address

The Great Cross of Christ, Jumonville, Pennsylvania

Groundhog Day

Ground Glass Mill, Pennsylvania

Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania


Hobart and William Smith Colleges, New York

Jack Kerouac's On the Road

Jumonville, Pennsylvania

Katonah, New York

Kearney, Missouri

Kingsport, Tennessee

Los Angeles, California


Mad Anthony's Ghost

Miami, Florida

Miss Penn

Moab, Utah

New York City's Public Transit System

Omaha, Nebraska

Pennsylvania's Great Walking Purchase

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Phoenix, Arizona

Portland, Oregon

Richmond, Virginia

The Roswell Incident

State Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania


Toledo, Ohio

Trotter's Curse

Uncle Sam

Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York


Youngstown, Ohio


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