Colonial Williamsburg: The world’s largest living history museum in Williamsburg, Virginia. The Colonial Williamsburg story tells how diverse peoples, having different and sometimes conflicting ambitions, evolved into a society that valued liberty and equality. If you can't visit in person than this website offers so much to explore about 18thC Colonial America! http://www.history.org/history/index.cfm
Founders or Traitors? FREE online virtual field trip on the Declaration of Independence. Created by Colonial Williamsburg, it includes videos, lessons, interactive chats with historians, primary sources, and much more. Just requires registration -- no spam. Flip your history unit on the founding of our nation using this awesome resource!
Today, the shoemaker's shop in Williamsburg represents the firm of George Wilson, who moved to Williamsburg from Norfolk, Virginia in the late 1760s. In 1773, George Wilson specialized in "Boots & Shoes for Gentlemen," which he boldly advertised in the Virginia Gazette. Boot making was the most sophisticated & prestigious branch of the trade. Following a centuries-old tradition, the making of boots & shoes for men & the making of shoes for women were separate pursuits.
An old photograph of the bustling street of Escolta in Binondo, Manila. Taken on the 4th of July, 1898. Manila and portions of the Philippine islands was at that time occupied by the American forces after defeating the Spanish squadron in Manila Bay on May 1, 1898 during the Spanish-American War. This section consist of 30 vintage pictures of people and places in and around Manila, Philippines from the late 1800s to early 1900s. - from www.philippine-history.org
Using Castle Garden Immigration Records for Genealogy
The 11 million Free immigration records you may have completely overlooked.