Christopher Klein Author & Freelance Writer

Newspaper and Magazine Articles

March 2, 2014
Museum of Newport Irish History

February 23, 2014
Q&A with Moses Gates, Author of Hidden Cities

December 29, 2013
Fatpacking: Backpacking Expeditions to Lose Weight

November 23, 2013
Uncovering New England's Viking Connections

November 2, 2013
The Freedom Trail: There's an App for That

November 2, 2013
Andrew Carroll, Author of "Here is Where"

October 27, 2013
How an Apocalyptic Cult Invented Baseball Beard Power

August 3, 2013
A child's-eye view of Newport, R.I.

May 23, 2013
Back in Time: Tilton Arch

April 21, 2013
Museum of the White Mountains

April 7, 2013
Great Hunger Museum

April 7, 2013
Knights of Columbus Museum, New Haven

April 7, 2013
Yale's Beinecke Rare Book Library at 50

March 3, 2013
Portsmouth Book & Bar

February 24, 2013
Lights, Camera, Action

January 6, 2013
Q&A: Craig Robertson, "The Passport in America"

December 30, 2012
18 Things to Do in 2013

December 16, 2012
Boston Tea Party Museum & Ships

November 18, 2012
How Boston Changed Lincoln

October 28, 2012
Haunted Plymouth, Mass.

September 2, 2012
Route 28 Road Trip

September 2, 2012
Kim Knox Beckius Q&A: New England's Historic Homes & Gardens

August 5, 2012
Pancakes and nostalgia in Lincoln, NH

July 29, 2012
Lawrence commemorates Bread & Roses centennial

April 15, 2012
Re-creating Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

April 8, 2012
A Titanic Museum in Springfield

April 1, 2012
New England Sheepshearing Festivals

March 4, 2012
Massachusetts Colonial Taverns

February 19, 2012
Aviation Museum of New Hampshire

February 5, 2012
Four Green Fields Tampa

January 15, 2012
Titanic centennial crosses land and sea

December 21, 2011
A Tank Away: Newburyport

December 11, 2011
Souvenir: Aussie Rules Football

November 27, 2011

October 30, 2011

October 16, 2011

October 9, 2011

September 11, 2011

September 4, 2011

August 14, 2011

August 7, 2011

July 3, 2011
Q&A with Stanley Cup caretaker Mike Bolt

July 3, 2011

June 12, 2011

May 29, 2011 
Climb to the Clouds race up Mt. Washington

May 29, 2011

May 22, 2011
Buried pirate treasure in New England

May 15, 2011

May 15, 2011

May 8, 2011

April 17, 2011
Fun-raising ideas for presidential candidates in New Hampshire

April 17, 2011

April 10, 2011
Miroslav Sasek

March 27, 2011

March 20, 2011

February 19, 2011
Spellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History

January 16, 2011
College hockey arenas of New England

January 2, 2011
MIT Museum: A quirky fete to great ideas

December 19, 2010
The Globe Corner Bookstores

November 21, 2010
Crunch time: The 1906 Football Rule Changes and Teddy Roosevelt

July 4, 2010

June 20, 2010
Colonial Newport, Rhode Island

June 20, 2010

May 30, 2010

May 2, 2010
The crime scenes of Boston's haunted and hunted

March 14, 2010
Beyond the pubs, painting the town green

February 14, 2010

February 7, 2010
Underground Railroad stops mark abolitionist milestones

January 13, 2010

January 10, 2010

December 27, 2009

December 20, 2009

November 29, 2009

November 8, 2009

October 4, 2009

September 20, 2009

August 23, 2009
Marblehead: By the sea

August 16, 2009
The ring less worn

June 28, 2009




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September 24, 2013
Document Reveals 1961 Nuclear Close-Call over North Carolina

September 18, 2013
The Killer Hurricane That Surprised the Northeast, 75 Years Ago

September 12, 2013
10 Things You May Not Know About Jesse Owens

September 10, 2013
The Battle of Lake Erie, 200 Years Ago

September 3, 2013
Frederick Douglass Escapes Slavery, 175 Years Ago

August 30, 2013
Jack the Ripper's First Victim, 125 Years Ago

August 23, 2013
The Birth of "Stockholm Syndrome," 40 Years Ago

August 15, 2013
10 Things You May Not Know About "Lawrence of Arabia"

July 30, 2013
Ford and Edison's Excellent Camping Adventures

July 18, 2013
"Glory" Regiment Attacks Fort Wagner, 150 Years Ago
 
July 3, 2013
7 Things You Should Know About the Battle of Gettysburg

June 28, 2013
The First Tour de France

June 20, 2013
8 Things You May Not Know About West Virginia

June 13, 2013
Francis Ouimet and the 1913 U.S. Open

May 28, 2013
The Battle for Jim Thorpe's Body

May 14, 2013
Hanging Gardens Existed, but not in Babylon
 
May 3, 2013
The Kentucky Derby's Forgotten Black Jockeys

April 18, 2013
The Court-Martial of Paul Revere

April 4, 2013
10 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King, Jr.

March 25, 2013
The Superstorm That Flooded America 100 Years Ago

March 21, 2013
10 Things You May Not Know About Alcatraz

March 15, 2013
George Washington's Revolutionary St. Patrick's Day

March 12, 2013
10 Things You May Not Know About the Vatican

February 25, 2013
8 Things You May Not Know About American Money

February 19, 2013
The Last Time a Meteor Rocked Russia

February 18, 2013
The 24-Hour President: David Rice Atchison

February 4, 2013
10 Things You May Not Know About Rosa Parks

February 2, 2013
Famous Brothers in History

January 31, 2013
History Faceoff: Baltimore vs. San Francisco

January 21, 2013
8 Things You May Not Know About Presidential Inaugurations

January 18, 2013
A Tour of Lesser-Known Presidential Inauguration Sites

January 9, 2013
10 Things You May Not Know About Richard Nixon
 
January 1, 2013
A Brief History of College Bowl Games

December 20, 2012
Who's Buried in Sacagawea's Grave?

December 17, 2012
9 Things You May Not Know About the Electoral College

December 14, 2012
10 Things You May Not Know About the Boston Tea Party

December 6, 2012
The Killer Fog That Blanketed London

November 28, 2012
The Royal Roots of the American Christmas Tree

November 21, 2012
The Real Story Behind Plymouth Rock

November 16, 2012
10 Things You May Not Know About Abraham Lincoln

November 6, 2012 
10 Winning Presidential Campaign Slogans

October 31, 2012
Before Salem, the First American Witch Hunt

October 26, 2012
The Cuban Missile Crisis Pilot Whose Death May Have Saved Millions

October 16, 2012
10 Things You May Not Know About the Cuban Missile Crisis

October 12, 2012
Shot in the Chest 100 Years Ago, Teddy Roosevelt Kept on Talking

October 9, 2012
Document Banning Pete Rose From Baseball Goes on Sale

October 5, 2012
10 Things You May Not Know About Christopher Columbus

October 3, 2012
7 Things You May Not Know About U.S. Presidential Debates

September 17, 2012
7 Things You May Not Know About the Constitutional Convention

September 14, 2012
7 Ways the Battle of Antietam Changed America

September 6, 2012
How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football
  
September 3, 2012
Bread & Roses Strike Centennial

August 29, 2012
Frederic Tudor: The Ice King

August 17, 2012
How USS Constitution Became "Old Ironsides"

August 24, 2012
10 Things You May Not Know About the Dust Bowl

August 21, 2012
Remembering Long-Distance Swimmer Gertrude Ederle

August 15, 2012
Lost Egyptian Pyramids on Google Earth

August 10, 2012
5 Myths of the Ancient Olympics

July 31, 2012
9 Cheaters in Olympic History

July 27, 2012
10 Things You Didn't Know About the Summer Olympics

July 23, 2012
Telstar, 50 Years Later

July 16, 2012
Bonnie and Clyde Guns for Sale

July 13, 2012
Automat: Birth of a Fast Food Nation
 
June 29, 2012
The First Great American Road Trip

June 25, 2012
9 Things You May Not Know About Wimbledon

June 22, 2012
8 Historic Handshakes
 
June 18, 2012
10 Things You May Not Know About the War of 1812

June 8, 2012
Horse Racing's Triple Crown: 10 Fast Facts
 
June 5, 2012
Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

May 28, 2012
Arlington National Cemetery: 8 Surprising Facts

May 25, 2012
6 Things You May Not Know About the Golden Gate Bridge

May 17, 2012
The Olympic Torch Relay's Surprising Origins

May 11, 2012
The Assassination of Spencer Perceval

May 4, 2012
The Hindenburg Disaster: 9 Surprising Facts

April 30, 2012

The Renegade Roots of Hollywood Studios

April 25, 2012
The Guillotine's First Cut

April 20, 2012
8 Surprising Fenway Park Events

April 18, 2012
The Midnight Ride of William Dawes

April 11, 2012
Titanic's Tennis Star Survivors
 
April 5, 2012
Baseball's Fountain of Youth

March 28, 2012
Are Greek Antiquities Under Threat?

March 20, 2012
The Drama Behind 100 Years of Washington's Cherry Blossoms
 
March 14, 2012
A Perfect Solarstorm

March 8, 2012
8 Things You May Not Know About Daylight Saving

March 2, 2012
Wilt Chamberlain's 100-Point Game

March 1, 2012
9 Things You May Not Know About Dr. Seuss



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