Social History Articles
Celebrate the brave women that fought for equal rights in history.
Each month, the editors of Family Tree Magazine will bring
you a genealogy challenge to help you use your research in new and
Learn the truth behind 5 Thanksgiving myths.
Throw those Mayflower notions overboard. Thanksgiving's real roots are at Virginia's Berkeley Plantation, the site for a feast of American history.
Get the real story behind your Thanksgiving dinner.
Take a look at this historical map, which shows a common public health concern in our ancestors' time: tuberculosis.
Visit 15 of America's spookiest homes, scariest cemeteries and other supernatural places—if you dare.
Expert answers about the symbolism on your ancestors' tombstones.
These 5 American ancestral homes are in danger. Read on to find your family connection.
From loincloths to whalebone corsets to No Bra Day, the history of underwear is revealing!