In this episode we visit the Kennedy Space Center located on Florida’s famous “Space Coast.” We’ll speak to NASA engineers about the past, present and future of American space travel, as well as take a look at the attractions KSC has to offer.
In this episode we explore Las Vegas’ lesser known past. We visit the National Atomic Testing museum to learn about how the desert outside of Vegas was used for testing America’s secret nuclear weapons. We also visit the Mormon Fort, the first permanent non-native settlement in the area, as wel...
We’re on island time for this episode. We learn about the Key’s treasure hunting history at the Mel Fisher Museum. Then we’ll explore Fort Jefferson, an isolated fort in the Gulf of Mexico that defended the islands. American literature enthusiasts will enjoy a look at Ernest Hemingway’s Key Wes...
We visit the old south and enjoy some sweet tea in Savannah. On this episode, we’ll stroll the city’s beautiful squares, as well as visit its civil war past at Old Fort Jackson. Then, we head up the stairs of the famous Tybee Island lighthouse and visit the Savannah Railroad museum.
First, we’ll take a sip from the distinctively tasting Fountain of Youth. Then we’ll touch the coquina walls of the undefeated Castillo San Marcos. We’ll separate pirate truth from pirate myth at the appropriately named, Pirate Museum, and cure what ails us at the oldest General Store.
We head underground and visit the Hidee Gold Mine to see how this most precious material is obtained. Then we get a tour of the brand new History Colorado Center where we’ll explore Colorado’s past through first hand stories and interactive attractions.
The city of brotherly love does not disappoint history lovers. We visit Independence hall, the liberty bell, Elfreth's alley, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and get creeped out at America's first penitentiary, Eastern State.
This country music Mecca has a plethora of American history to explore. We’ll stand on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, visit the home of the 7th US President Andrew Jackson, and visit the largest recreation of the Parthenon outside of Greece.
America’s military history is on display on the decks of the USS North Carolina. Then we visit the historic Confederate Fort Fisher civil war museum and learn about the Carolina’s role in the civil war.
The live music capital of the US has an interesting past. Take an in depth look at one of Austin’s oldest hotels, The Driskill. Then we’ll learn about Texan independence in the Bob Bullock History museum. Finally, we’ll end up at one of Austin’s most historic buildings, the Texas state capitol.
We’ll find out why they called Minneapolis the “Mill City” when we visit the Mill City Museum. Then we march over to the Union’s Fort Snelling, the first permanent structure in Minnesota, and then head underground and learn about St. Paul’s organized crime hide outs.
San Antonio is rich with Texas, Mexican, and Spanish history. We make our last stand at the Alamo, and visit Missions National Historical Park. Lastly, we spelunk the Natural Bridge Caverns underground.