History In The Headlines

Category: Geography

Washington Map Society

Ostrich-Egg Globe May Be Oldest to Depict New World

A Belgian map collector has found what may be the oldest known globe to depict the New World, dating to the early 1500s and engraved on the shell of an ostrich egg.

Texas Facts

9 Things You May Not Know About Texas

Celebrate Texas Independence Day with a look at some of the state’s quirks.