Stories about the family that started it all.
His death broke his parents’ hearts and spawned a university. But who was he? Recent revelations suggest a different Leland Stanford Jr. than many have imagined.
New investigations confirm she was poisoned by strychnine, but the case will never be solved. Someone got away with murder.
Frederick Law Olmsted and Leland Stanford: Their conflicts, and compromises, led to an iconic campus.
Suzanne and Stephen Eschenbach
An unlikely plaque for Leland Stanford
Haunted by the sudden death of her beloved son, Jane Stanford tried séances as a way to reach him.