History in the Best of the Web Directory


Best of History Web Sites

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


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.


An online community where individuals meet to discuss all periods of history.


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 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.


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


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

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