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Forgotten U.S. History

Sep 24, 2014

Most people learn about American history through school textbooks or by visiting famous historical landmarks like Gettysburg or Plymouth Plantation. But there is history to be found in some of the country's more unremarkable spots too.  In his book, "Here is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History," the writer Andrew Carroll embarks on a cross-country journey to visit some of the country's most overlooked (yet important) sites.