Tag: civil war

Adventure Travel

A Prison Island from the Civil War

This week, we’re setting sail for a little known island, home to an abandoned Civil War prison, and links to the Lincoln assassination conspiracy. Far flung desert islands often capture the imagination as idyllic places to escape to. But there is an island the Gulf of Mexico that is so […]

Secret Histories

An Historic Graveyard Hidden in a Mall Parking Lot

For an example of all that is wrong about modern America, look no further than the hulking Palisades Mall, in West Nyack, NY. One of the largest ‘mega malls’ in the US, the vast concrete complex opened in 1998, swiftly becoming known as one of the ‘ugliest malls’ in the […]