Frequently Asked Questions

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History Magazine Magazine

Where can I buy History Magazine?
History Magazine is available by subscription, on some newsstands and at a few genealogical or specialty supply outlets. To subscribe, visit our online store to start receiving History Magazine at your home. History Magazine can also be found on certain newsstands, including Barnes and Noble, Chapters (in Canada) and a few others.

History Magazine is also available in single-copy and subscription formats for Apple mobile devices through the Apple iTunes store, and for Android devices through the Android app store (see our homepage for links to these separate sites). Single-copy and subscription sales for iTunes and Android devices are not handled by Moorshead Magazines and, as such, we cannot answer questions about purchases for these formats. Single-copy and subscription formats for these mobile apps are maintained through

How do I subscribe to History Magazine?
Visit our online store or use one of our other convenient ordering options.

How much does it cost to subscribe?
Subscription rates are listed on our subscription order form. In the US and Canada, you may subscribe for one year for $22.95, two years for $39.95. For Canadian orders, add GST, HST or QST where applicable. Outside of the US and Canada, you may subscribe for one year for $45, two years for $80 (prices in US dollars).

Do you offer a satisfaction guarantee?
Yes, there is no risk. If History Magazine fails to meet your needs, or live up to the promises we have made, you are entitled to a refund on all unmailed copies for any reason or no reason. Any refund will be made promptly and cheerfully. We also refund the shipping portion of your order.

When can I expect my first issue?
Once we receive your order, we process it immediately. The standard delivery time is 4-6 weeks. If you order your new subscription in the first month of the issue, your subscription will start with the current issue. For example, if you subscribed in May, your first issue would be the Summer issue. New subscriptions ordered in the latter month of an issue will start with the following issue. For example, if you subscribed in June, your first issue would be the Fall issue.

When in the month will my magazine arrive?
We try to arrange for the magazines to be on the newsstands and for subscribers to receive their copies on the first day of the first month on the cover (i.e., Spring issue on 1 February). Usually everyone has had received the magazine by the first of the month, and many of them get it two weeks early.

What if my magazine doesn't arrive?
If you are missing an issue, please contact us via e-mail or call toll-free 1-888-326-2476.

How do I order a gift subscription?
Visit the online store and select Gift Subscription.
Enter your name, address etc. in the billing section, and use the shipping information section to enter the name and address of the person receiving the subscription. History Magazine will send a card to the gift recipient.

How do I renew my subscription?
Visit the online store and select Subscription Renewal.

How do I report a change of address?
Visit our special address change page to submit your change online, notify the Circulation Department via e-mail or call 1-888-326-2476, ext. 111. Please allow 3-6 weeks for your address change to appear on your subscription.

How do I cancel my subscription?
Notify the Circulation Department by calling 1-888-326-2476. A refund will be issued for all unmailed copies remaining on your subscription.

Shopping with History Magazine

What ordering options do you offer?
There are several different ways to place an order with History Magazine.
  • Website: You may order by visiting our online store, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Phone: You can place your order by calling toll-free 1-888-326-2476, Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-4:30pm and Friday 8:30am-1:30pm EST. Please have your Visa or MasterCard handy. We will be glad to assist you.
Which major credit cards do you accept?
We accept Visa and MasterCard. Your credit card statement will indicate "MAG 888-326-2476".

Is your server secure for credit card use?
Our order forms are hosted on a secure server, meaning it is safe to enter your credit card information on the site. We take credit card security seriously: we do not keep credit card numbers on a computer database and we shred all written notes once the transaction has been completed. If you are not comfortable with entering your information on the site, please use one of our other ordering options. Your credit card company does not hold you responsible for fraud committed on Internet transactions.

Who do I call about a billing query?
Contact the Circulation Department via e-mail or call 1-888-326-2476.

Publisher Information

What is your privacy policy?
We take your privacy seriously. History Magazine does not sell, rent or trade subscriber information. We do ask for phone numbers on orders but this is only in case of queries related to the order.

How often do you publish History Magazine?
History Magazine is published quarterly (four times per year): Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter.

How do I submit a letter to the Editor of History Magazine?
Please follow this link to find out how to contact History Magazine's editorial staff by either e-mail or regular mail.

How do I submit an article to History Magazine?
Detailed author guidelines are available by clicking here. The publisher is not responsible for unsolicited manuscripts, and our review process on unsolicited manuscripts can be lengthy.

Who do I contact to discuss advertising opportunities?
Please contact Advertising Services via e-mail or call 1-888-326-2476, ext. 111. View our media kit.

Who publishes History Magazine and where are you located?
History Magazine is published by Moorshead Magazines Ltd. The publisher is Edward Zapletal. History Magazine is based in Ajax, Ontario, Canada. The Niagara Falls address is a mail drop box; we do not have offices in Niagara Falls. We consider ourselves to be North American: 90 percent of the circulation is in the US, 9 percent in Canada and one percent elsewhere.
We are not affiliated in any way with "History Channel Magazine".

What related magazines do you publish?
Moorshead Magazines Ltd. currently publishes two titles: History Magazine (published since 1999), and Internet Genealogy. Internet Genealogy was launched in 2006 and focuses on researching family history using online resources.

How do I contact History Magazine publishers?
Toll-Free: 1-888-326-2476

US Mail: PO Box 194, Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Canadian/International Mail: 33 Angus Dr., Ajax, ON L1S 5C4

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