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...

World’s Largest Old Car Junkyard: Old Car City U.S.A.

Fifty miles north of Atlanta, a 34-acre compound houses one of the largest car collections in the world. But this collection doesn’t have polished...
Swannanoa

Swannanoa: Deconstructing an American Palace

With its Carrara marble, terraced English gardens, and Tiffany stained glass, Swannanoa is one of the few Virginia estates that can rival the Gilded...
Empire Nevada

Empire: Abandoned Company Town of Nevada

A company town is a town where all property and services are owned by the employer. For an employer who plies its trade in...
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...

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...