History In The Headlines

Category: July 4th

Declaration of Independence

Scholar Questions Key Period in Declaration of Independence

A potential error in the official transcript of the Declaration of Independence may have led to a misunderstanding of the Founding Fathers’ intent.

HITH- Nathans

Historic Hot Dog Stand Shuts its Doors for the First Time

After Hurricane Sandy battered the historic boardwalk in Coney Island, Brooklyn, one of its most iconic businesses was forced to close for the first time in its 96-year-history.

White House July 4th

Independence Day at the White House: 5 Fourth of July Tales

On the eve of Independence Day, get into the holiday spirit with five entertaining tales about Fourth of July celebrations at the White House.