American Civil War Museum Virtual Tour – Richmond, Virginia

TLDR: This museum is FANTASTIC! You should go. We got to visit the American Civil War Museum in conjunction with the White House of the Confederacy and it made the perfect day trip with our family. This is an incredibly well done museum with interactive exhibits for kids. AWCM.org Learn something? 🎥 Donate a cupContinue reading “American Civil War Museum Virtual Tour – Richmond, Virginia”

The Civil War White House of the South – Richmond, Virginia

We visit the White House of the Confederacy and home to Jefferson Davis and his family for 4 years in Richmond, Virginia. The fact that this civil war mansion was preserved for hundreds of years and that we walked where Davis (and President Lincoln) walked was amazing. Learn something? 🎥 Donate a cup of coffeeContinue reading “The Civil War White House of the South – Richmond, Virginia”

African American Medal of Honor First

Sergeant William Carney was the first African American to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Civil War. I was honored to make a video about him. Intro: 0:00 Elmwood Cemetery: 1:03 West Point Memorial: 3:07 Sergeant Carney’s Actions: 5:18 Sgt Carney Historic Marker: 12:41

History behind famous graves at Hollywood Cemetery

Hollywood Cemetery is more than the spot of 3 US Presidents…a Titanic survivor, Confederate Generals, and the “Richmond Vampire” are just a few of the famous residents that you can visit there. Intro: 0:00 Dr. Hunter McGuire: 0:52 Florence Bernadin Rees: 4:30 Ellen Glasgow: 5:32 The “Richmon Vampire” WW Poole: 6:57 Sallie Partington: 8:15 GeneralContinue reading “History behind famous graves at Hollywood Cemetery”

President Graves at Hollywood Cemetery – Richmond, VA

Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia was a great place to test out the HearHere app but also jam packed with history! We saw two presidents and a president of the confederacy. It was so fun to be able to visit this historic spot! Intro: 0:00 Hollywood Cemetery: 0:14 President James Monroe Grave: 1:43 President JohnContinue reading “President Graves at Hollywood Cemetery – Richmond, VA”