Atlanta, North America, Read About Can't Miss Places

Trip to Atlanta? My Top Atlanta Historic Sites

A blog covering the Roaming Historian's favorite historic sites (and places to eat) in Atlanta, Georgia.

Atlanta, North America, Read About Can't Miss Places

Trip to Atlanta? Visit the MLK National Park

A blog discussing the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site and what it has to offer. No trip to Atlanta would be complete without a visit to the MLK National Park.

Read About Can't Miss Places, Travel Tips

Why Visit Historical Places?

Top reasons from a historian of why you should visit historical places.

Europe, Florence, Italy, Places to Visit in Italy, Read About Can't Miss Places

The History of Porcellino: Things to Do in Florence

A blog about the history of the Porcellino statue in Florence, Italy--the famed bronze boar fountain.

Detroit, Michigan Locales, North America, Read About Can't Miss Places

Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Detroit

For centuries Detroit has been a happening place. After the Beaver Wars of the late 17th century, Wyandot, Ottawa, and Ojibwe settled in the area. In 1701, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and other French settlers came to the region. With its prominence on the Detroit River, Detroit was an important port. During the War… Continue reading Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Detroit