Oregon Trail spots you can see today

You can go see the over 100-year-old wagon ruts in Wyoming right now…and not far away is Register Cliff, where travelers would carve their names into the soft rock to let others know they had made it that far. Both of these sites are an incredible timestamp on history that gives you a glimpse intoContinue reading “Oregon Trail spots you can see today”

Podcast Episode 77: History of Air Shows

Devils Tower, a geological marvel in Wyoming, formed around 50 million years ago and was designated as the first U.S. national monument in 1906. However, its significance extends beyond geology, as it holds profound cultural and spiritual importance for Native American tribes such as the Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne, and Kiowa. Known as “Mato Tipila” toContinue reading “Podcast Episode 77: History of Air Shows”

Truth vs Myth in Devils Tower history

Devils Tower, a geological marvel in Wyoming, formed around 50 million years ago and was designated as the first U.S. national monument in 1906. However, its significance extends beyond geology, as it holds profound cultural and spiritual importance for Native American tribes such as the Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne, and Kiowa. Known as “Mato Tipila” toContinue reading “Truth vs Myth in Devils Tower history”

Podcast Episode 77: History of Air Shows

If you didn’t know, Jenn is a former Navy Pilot. So needless to say we didn’t need any excuses to go to the annual air show in Virginia Beach. We learned about some aircraft and later learned some air show history we never knew before; including how long air shows have been around as wellContinue reading “Podcast Episode 77: History of Air Shows”

War Stories of an F-15

Thank you to the Pueblo Weisbrod Air Museum for allowing us to make this video. If you want to visit this amazing museum to can follow the link below. PWAM.ORG Intro: 0:00F15 war story: 0:47How this jet engaged in combat: 1:34Women in aviation: 2:19F15 is called to engage: 3:05Improvements in ejection seats: 4:20F15 fires onContinue reading “War Stories of an F-15”

Podcast Episode 76: Mount Rushmore History and travel tips

Video: Mount Rushmore history Mount Rushmore is a famous American landmark located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It features the carved faces of four prominent U.S. presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. The idea for the monument was conceived by South Dakota historian Doane Robinson in the early 1920sContinue reading “Podcast Episode 76: Mount Rushmore History and travel tips”

What if Mount Rushmore was…different?

Did you know that the original 4 models were NOT the four U.S. presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln? We visited, Mount Rushmore, the famous American landmark located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, and discovered more of the history behind this famous American tourist destination. The choice of presidentsContinue reading “What if Mount Rushmore was…different?”

Podcast Episode 75: Crazy Horse – History of the Man, the myth, the monument

Video from Crazy Horse Monument Donate to the monument efforts In this enlightening episode, we unravel the remarkable life and enduring significance of Crazy Horse, the revered Native American leader of the Oglala Lakota tribe. From his early years during a tumultuous era of westward expansion to his pivotal role in battles such as theContinue reading “Podcast Episode 75: Crazy Horse – History of the Man, the myth, the monument”

True history of Crazy Horse monument

Discover the life and legacy of Crazy Horse, a renowned Native American leader and warrior of the Oglala Lakota tribe in the 19th century. Celebrated for his exceptional courage and strategic prowess, Crazy Horse played a pivotal role in resisting the encroachment of European settlers onto Lakota lands. From his early life in the changingContinue reading “True history of Crazy Horse monument”

Podcast Episode 74: The Oregon Trail’s most famous stop – Fort Laramie

In an enlightening episode of Talk with History, we embarked on a captivating journey through the past to uncover the profound history of Fort Laramie, Wyoming, and its integral role along the Oregon Trail. As a pivotal crossroads of exploration, Fort Laramie not only provided respite for pioneers braving the Oregon Trail’s challenges but alsoContinue reading “Podcast Episode 74: The Oregon Trail’s most famous stop – Fort Laramie”