Americana

Mallows Bay ships

The Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay

On the Maryland side of the Potomac River just west of Chesapeake Bay, the largest shipwreck fleet in the Western Hemisphere sits half-sunk and...
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The Last House on Holland Island

Built in 1888, this Victorian home from a different era has braved the elements and fought shoreline erosion on Holland Island in Chesapeake Bay...

New York’s Forgotten North Brother Island

Located between Riker's Island and the Bronx on the East River, North Brother Island currently sits in a state of disrepair, abandoned for the...
Roanoke lost colony

Roanoke: The Lost Colony

Perhaps one of the biggest unsolved mysteries of American History is the fate of the English colony settled at Roanoke. Originally financed and organized...
Salton Sea

Accidental Bodies of Water: The Salton Sea

In 1904 there was no Salton Sea. The Salton sink occupied the vast expanse of land 40 miles south of Palm Springs, California with...
Dixie Square Mall

Abandoned: Dixie Square Mall

Dixie Square Mall has quite a history, despite standing in ruin for more than double the number of years it was in operation. Most...