Browse the Encyclopedia alphabetically by clicking a letter at left, then scroll the list of articles.
Or, click one of the six gateway categories on the top panel of each page.
For events that occurred “this day in history,” select the Calendar link (“Browse by historical date”), which brings you to over 1,200 past events.
Maps provide yet another path to articles about communities, counties, nature preserves, coastal islands, the Appalachian Trail and the Benedict Arnold Trail. Click the map at right to get started.
In the Search box on any page, enter a keyword or phrase. Refer to the suggested keywords list on the Help page for hints.
Check the pronunciation guide for town and city names.