Barbecue in America is one of the most hotly debated food topics of contemporary times -- moreso than the viability of Cronuts, it's something that evokes strong feelings of pride, hunger, confusion, and annoyance with New York.
Also included are the later General Land Office and Bureau of Land Management maps, up to the year 2001.
More » Many Spanish and Mexican land grants in the area that eventually became the present-day state of New Mexico can be viewed online in Heritage, the online catalog of the New Mexico State Archives.
In 1860, the city was the location of the South Carolina Secession Convention, which marked the departure of the first state from the Union in the events leading up to the Civil War.
In May 1540, a Spanish expedition led by Hernando de Soto traversed what is now Columbia while moving northward.
More » Digitized land documents available for free searching/browsing in the Georgia Archives' Virtual Vault include Chatham County Deed Books (1785-1806), District Plats of Survey (surveys of land districts in counties made prior to distribution of land by lottery, 1805-1833), and Headright and Bounty Plats of 1783-1909.