The subject of a famous legend regarding a rich gold mine in the Superstition Mountains-likely exaggerated, but based on the life of "forty-niner" Jacob Waltz in the 1800s. Some people still venture into the mountains looking for the hidden 'treasure'.
A term for Detroit coined by former president Franklin Roosevelt during the second World War to describe the transition of the Ford Motor Company's production from cars to tanks.
Kentucky's obsession with the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team. The tradition rich program is a great source of pride for the locals. The team has seven NCAA and two Helms national championships, 43 SEC regular season championships...
The Kumeyaay, also know as the Diegueños, are the natives of the San Diego area (and of the southwestern US and Northwestern Mexico). The Kumeyaay still have reservations in San Diego and in Baja California, Mexico, where they are called kumiai
A phrase referring to Peoria’s reputation as a famous test market because of its representation of the diversity of the country as a whole. During its vaudeville days up to the present, if a show, law, or product was popular in Peoria, it would work anywhere.