Popular History

Tales of a Century-Old Courthouse: New Madrid County, Missouri

In 2015, New Madrid County, Missouri celebrated its historic courthouse building centennial. To commemorate this event, the author focuses on stories about this distinguished Classical Greek Revival style white sandstone

New Madrid: a Mississippi River Town in History and Legend

New Madrid, Missouri, an often-overlooked town along the Mississippi River, unveils itself as a microcosm of America's multifaceted history, resonating with the tales of intrepid explorers, westward-bound pioneers, Indigenous communities,