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History surrounds us. We may be interested in a particular region's history or a certain time period. Organizations, magazines and e-zines, educational opportunities as well as weblogs are available on the web to make our search for historical information easier and to provide the connections to find the information we seek.
  • Best of History Web Sites

    Find the best sites for prehistory, ancient, medieval, US history, 20th century, World War II, and more.

  • BrainyHistory

    Features a today-in-history section, featured birthdays, and a database of events sorted by year.

  • Critical Past

    Offers over 57,000 historic videos and 7 million royalty free photos.

  • Extreme Costuming

    Personal project of a costumier from Washington DC. The main focus of the site is Elizabethan, Tudor and Early Colonial dress related to the author's work as a costumed volunteer at the Jamestown Settlement and Museum.

  • EyeWitness to History

    From the Ancient World to the present, this website provides history as seen through the eyes of those who lived it.

  • Go Historic

    Database of historic landmarks, museums, attractions and sites in the USA and UK. Search by location, topic, style or date. With photos.

  • The Historical Marker Database

    Gives information on historical markers, monuments, and plaques from a searchable database.

  • Historvius

    One part directory, search engine, map finder, and reference source created by history buffs.

  • The History Channel

    Source of historical information, such as classroom study guides, travel information, and famous speeches. http://www.facebook.com/sharer/sharer.php?u=http://www.history.com history

  • History Guide

    Resources for the history student including lectures on ancient and medieval Europen history, and 20th century Europe.

  • History Net

    Official website for many leading history magazines including World War II, wild west, and American history. http://www.historynet.com/follow-the-weider-history-group http://feeds2.feedburner.com/Historynet

  • History World

    Describes world history in interconnecting narratives and illustrated timelines.

  • HyperHistory Online

    Collection of linked time lines allowing users to surf through history.

  • Library of Congress: American Memory

    Presents in-depth information about the many aspects of US history.

  • LookBackMaps

    Displays historical photos of various locations on Google Map.

  • Random History

    Offers a variety of history articles on random topics.

  • Totally History

    Features facts about the history of the world with information on the people, the civilizations, and the ideas that shaped modern life. http://www.facebook.com/TotallyHistory

  • WorldHistorySite.com

    Summarizes the history of human society in terms of five civilizations linked to communication technologies and developing social structures.

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