Canada Top Sites for History

    Alternate History Discussion

    The largest alternate history discussion forum on the web, plus a directory of individual scenarios sorted by era.



    The Commonwealth War Graves Commission

    Responsible for marking and maintaining the graves of those members of the Commonwealth forces killed in the two World Wars, building memorials to those who have no known grave and keeping records of Civilian War Dead.

    Canada History

    Offers historical information, documents, maps, opinions and views of Canadian History. Provides visual, period, political, conflict and document based perspectives.

    Axis History

    Welcome to AHF! Axis History is an apolitical site and forum dedicated to the history of the European Axis nations during the Second World War.  Here

    The People History

    Memories of events, nostalgia, and experiences as recalled by people.

    History World

    HistoryWorld describes world history in interconnecting narratives and illustrated timelines. You can search for events by theme, place and year.

    Colonial and Revolutionary war history. Includes information on historic sites and people.

    Yad Vashem

    Israel's Holocaust museum and memorial. Includes information on the museum, its exhibits, collections, resources, programs and publications. Jerusalem, Israel.

    The Victorian Web

    Scholarly resources on a wide range of Victorian topics: political and social history, philosophy, literature, individual authors, visual arts, science, technology, religion, entertainment, and economy. Developed by George P. Landow at Brown University.

    Jours d'histoire

    Approche didactique de l'histoire. Volets thématiques avec fiches détaillées sur des personnages ou des événements. Editoriaux et ressources pédagogiques.

    A multimedia history of World War One including the build-up, source documents, timeline, maps, battlefields and battles, weaponry, who's who, memoirs, and vintage audio, video and photographs.

    The History Place

    Informative website focussing on American history from the Colonial period to present-day. Many on-line exhibits include timelines, photographs and famous speeches.

    Pacific Wreck Database

    Provides World War II Pacific locations then and now, wrecks and relics, veteran interviews, MIA cases, book reviews, and information related to aircraft, ship and abandoned equipment still in the Pacific.

    The War Amps

    Offers programs and services to amputees, their families and all Canadians. Includes donation information, an organization history and archived news releases.


    Article and photographs on ancient sites, cities, and civilizations (Greece, Rome, Carthage, Persia, Egypt, Anatolia...).

    Daily historical facts and events, famous birthdays, world history, music history, and quote of the day.

    Canada at War

    Canada at War is a website created to honor the memory and history of the Canadian military contribution in all armed conflicts since the First World War. Since it's creation in 2005, this website has grown into one of the most visited resources devoted t

    EyeWitness to History

    Profiles of historical characters and events from ancient times to today, told with the images and words of those who lived it.

    World War II Forums

    Topic threads include general discussion of the war, research guides, weapons, books and publications, theaters of operations, alternate history, and related recreational activities.

    MacroHistory: Prehistory to the 21st Century

    A narrative on trends, successes and failures across the ages in power conflicts, religion, philosophy, and political institutions. Also, monthly commentaries with a historical perspective.

    Constitution Society

    Comprehensive collection of constitutional materials, including books, articles, and tools.

    Ancient Egypt Online

    Resource featuring information on gods, monuments, hieroglyphs and kings.

    Histoire pour tous

    Magazine quotidien proposant des articles thématiques, des critiques de livres et de films ainsi qu'une sélection d'émissions de télévision.



    History Link 101

    Explores the art, biographies, daily life, maps, pictures, and research of the ancient and prehistoric world.

    History on the Net

    Lesson ideas, historical facts and information, quizzes and games, and relevant links.

    Canadian Great War Project

    Large fully searchable database of Canadians serving in the Great War. Includes biographical information, war diaries, newspaper extracts and letters.

    Terra Nova

    Encyclopédie ludo éducative du monde animal de la préhistoire à aujourd'hui. Enigmes de notre histoire.

    The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

    Promotes the study and love of American history. Their website serves as a portal for American history on the Web; offers educational material for teachers, students, historians, and the public; and provides current information about the Institute's progr

    Medieval Life and Times

    Medieval Life and Times Encyclopaedia! Get Medieval facts, history and information about every aspect of Medieval Life and Times. Fast and accurate facts about Medieval Life and Times and the famous people of the Middle Ages.

    Great War 1914-1918

    In depth battle studies using translated material from both German and allied official documents.

    World War II Database

    Articles and photos on people, events, ships, aircraft, weapons, and books about WW2. As of January 2009, it has over 6,000 photos!

    Permission is usually granted to those requesting use of images or text for other projects, with the proviso that is recognized as the source of the material. Quotes of the copyrighted material of others are used under free use laws,

    Mark Millmore's Ancient Egypt

    This artist offers computer-generated reconstructions of pyramids and temples as first built, along with interactive ground plans and images. Free screen savers, eCard, translator into hieroglyphics.