I was in history heaven when I finally got to visit Washington Crossing Park outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was incredibly to walk in the literal footsteps of our first president and in the very spot of such a pivotal historical victory for the Continental Army. Intro: 0:00The Painting: 0:37Visitor’s Center: 2:10McConkey’s Ferry Inn: 4:26MovementContinue reading “Washington Crossing the Delaware”
We visit the Flashdance filming locations in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! This movie had a profound impact on society through fashion, dance, and as an example of woman’s rights and independence. As a Steeltown girl myself, this was one of my favorite movies growing up and I hope that you enjoy seeing the modern day locations ofContinue reading “Flashdance Filming Locations”
Today I visit the famous graves at the Night of the Living Dead filming location in Evans City Cemetery, just outside of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. My father was a big fan of this movie and always told me how proud he was that it was made by unknown directors, on a small budget, with a bunchContinue reading “Famous Graves at Night of the Living Dead Filming Location”
We visited the burial place of Rick James, President Millard Fillmore, North Pole discoverer Frederick Cook and so many more historical figures! Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, New York was a fun and humbling experience.
We visit the real world locations of the 2003 Erie Pizza Bomber Bank Robbery case. This bank robbery (and murder) case regained notoriety in 2018 on the 15th anniversary of the robbery when Netflix released the documentary ‘Evil Genius’.
U.S. President William McKinley was assassinated in Buffalo, New York in September of 1901. Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the 26th president of the United States at the Ansley Wilcox house that is now a National Park Service site. We had the opportunity to visit the locations of this historic event and also gotContinue reading “President McKinley 1901 Assassination Sites – Buffalo, New York”
My historian brain almost exploded here…
We walk in the footsteps of history as we visit each location of the various events surrounding the night of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Walking in the footsteps of Lincoln and his cabinet, John Wilkes Booth and his fellow Conspirators is an experience you don’t want to miss!!
This was quite an honor to be able to visit…
I LOVE 80’s hairbands…and Poison is my absolute favorite!