Humans have known the earth is round for thousands of years.
In 1528, a Spanish nobleman named Cabeza de Vaca was left stranded in what is now the southern United States following a disastrous exploring expedition.
A long-running mystery has been solved after artifacts surfaced confirming the location of the oldest multi-year settlement in the United States in Pensacola, Florida.
On the 450th anniversary of its founding, get the facts on the oldest U.S. city.
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.
On the anniversary of his landing in Florida, find out how Ponce de León’s name became inextricably linked with the Fountain of Youth.
A previously unknown copy of the map credited with popularizing the name “America” has turned up in a university library in Munich.