History - Mid Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, OH, ON, PA, VA, WV)

History of Long Island, the Hamptons, Montauk, Fire Island History of Long Island, the Hamptons, Montauk, Fire Island
Thirteen native American tribes belonging to the Algonquian language group were the first inhabitants of the island they called Paumonock, meaning fish-shaped island.
History of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and New York City History of Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and New York City
Native Americans were the first inhabitants of the area to be known as New York City (NYC). They named it, with a prophetic air, Manahactanienk (place of general inebriation).
History of Woodstock, Cooperstown, New Paltz, Catskills and Hudson Valley History of Woodstock, Cooperstown, New Paltz, Catskills and Hudson Valley
Before the Europeans arrived, the Catskills and the Hudson Valley region was inhabited by the Mohicans. This Native American tribe was more peaceful than the Mohawks, who over the next century, along with the ascending Europeans, forced the Mohicans out of the region.
History of Lake Placid, Lake George, Saratoga Springs, Adirondacks and Northern New York History of Lake Placid, Lake George, Saratoga Springs, Adirondacks and Northern New York
History of Toronto, Niagara Falls, Finger Lakes in Western New York and South Central Ontario History of Toronto, Niagara Falls, Finger Lakes in Western New York and South Central Ontario
The individual histories of western New York and the Finger Lakes, Niagara Falls, and Toronto, are both unique and interesting in their own right. Western New York and the Finger Lakes While the first Native Americans in this area were the Algonquians, they were replaced by the Iroquois around 1300 AD.
History of Atlantic City, Wildwood, Cape May, New Jersey Shore History of Atlantic City, Wildwood, Cape May, New Jersey Shore
The Jersey Shore's colorful past is best explored by looking at the histories of the region's most popular resort towns: Atlantic City and Cape May.
History of Philadelphia, Lancaster, the Poconos, Eastern Pennsylvania History of Philadelphia, Lancaster, the Poconos, Eastern Pennsylvania
Before the arrival of European explorers, eastern Pennsylvania was home to many Native American tribes, such as the Iroquois and Algonquian tribes who lived and migrated along the region's natural trails.
History of Washington D.C, Annapolis, Gettysburg, Alexandria, Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland History of Washington D.C, Annapolis, Gettysburg, Alexandria, Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland
With an act of Congress in 1790, the District of Columbia was carved out of parts of Maryland and Virginia, and chosen as the site of the U.S.
History of Richmond, Jamestown, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, North Carolina's Outer Banks History of Richmond, Jamestown, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, North Carolina's Outer Banks
The Assateague tribes were the first peoples of the Delmarva Peninsula, living along the coast from the Indian River Inlet, in Delaware, to Cape Charles, in Virginia.
History of Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania History of Pittsburgh and Southwestern Pennsylvania
It is believed that the Iroquois were southern Pennsylvania's first modern inhabitants until French explorers arrived in 1749, setting their sights on the triangle of land located at the confluence of the Allegheny River and Monongahela River.

Major Tourist Attractions in the Region

Radio City Music Hall - Manhattan, New York City
New York City Hall - NYC
Statue Of Liberty National Monument - New York
Top of the Rock - Rockefeller Center Observation Deck, NYC
SoHo - Manhattan, New York City
Fort Washington Park - Maryland
Norfolk Naval Station
Abraham Lincoln Memorial - Washington, DC
Vietnam War Veterans Memorial - Washington, DC
Arlington National Cemetery - Virginia
The Empire State Building - New York City, NY
Wall Street - Manhattan, New York City
Alexandria Old Town - Alexandria, Virginia
The Brooklyn Bridge - New York City, NY
Arlington House - Virginia (Washington area)
Gettysburg National Military Park - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Grand Central Terminal - New York City, NY
St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York City
Thomas Jefferson Memorial - Washington, DC
The Washington Monument - Washington, DC
The New York City Public Library - Manhattan, NY
Rockefeller Center - New York City, NY
Washington National Cathedral - Washington, District of Columbia
Marine Air Terminal - Laguardia Airport, New York
Chrysler Building - New York City, NY
First Landing State Park - Virginia Beach, VA
Great Auditorium - Ocean Grove, New Jersey
United Nations Headquarters Building - New York City, NY
Stephen Crane House - Asbury Park, New Jersey
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site - New York
African American Civil War Memorial - Washington, DC
Korean War Veterans Memorial - Washington, DC