The saga of Erik the Red was written down between 1387 - 1394. This is what it looks like -- The Flateyjarbók (The Flatley Book). It tells an incredible story of the first Viking settlers in North America, including that of Freydis Eiriksdottir, the female Viking warrior, leader and colonist.
Faces of the American revolution: Amazing early photographs which document some of the heroes of the War for Independence in their later years
Small house on "Children's Island" with the grounds of the Imperial park in Tsarskoe Selo. Built in 1830 and played in by Romanov children up to and including the children of Tsar Nicholas II who would row boats to the island.
Martha Washington’s mourning jewelry. On the death of George Washington in 1799 she had a snippet of his hair put in this locket. When she died a snippet of her hair was added. Mourning jewelry was a...