I fondly remember my first time - reading American Heritage.
I fondly recall the first time that I read American Heritage magazine. I was in 5th grade and Mrs. Nettles had a massive collection of the old hard-bound Heritages.
They were vivid descriptions of a time gone by. They seemed to be more in-depth than the textbooks which tried to cover the Mayflower through Watergate in less than 500 pages. They seemed to be vivid enough to create a museum exhibit for every article.
I enjoyed the tour that I took of Mount Vernon and reading of Eleanor Roosevelt's travels. Special items that get lost in the static of history lessons come...