🎬 Join me on an enchanting adventure as we explore the picturesque town of Big Stone Gap and step into the real-life filming locations of the beloved 2015 romantic comedy, “Big Stone Gap”! 🌄 Intro: 0:00Big Stone Gap the movie: 0:17Where is Big Stone Gap?: 0:50Big Stone Gap filming locations: 1:42Trail of the Lonesome Pine:Continue reading “Visiting Big Stone Gap in Real Life”
Join us on a journey to the heart of history as we explore the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia. In this captivating video, we delve into the heroic actions of the Bedford Boys and the significance of the D-Day operations during World War II. 🇺🇸 The Bedford Boys: 🇺🇸Discover the incredible and honorable storyContinue reading “National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia”
Patrick Henry was one of the United States Founding Fathers and a key figure in the American Revolution. Born in Virginia in 1736, he was a lawyer, politician, and orator who played a significant role in the movement toward American independence. Henry was a passionate advocate for individual liberty and was known for his fieryContinue reading “The American Revolution almost didn’t happen”
James Callender may have been known as America’s first well-known “gossip” columnist. His stories brought down Alexander Hamilton and even a sitting president. When his tactics were turned against him…a modern-day playbook was born on how to handle the media.
Second only to Andersonville in deaths and infamy…Libby Prison was a Confederate prison in Richmond, Virginia, during the American Civil War. It was a three-story brick warehouse that had been used as a tobacco factory before the war. The prison was located on Cary Street, near the James River. Libby Prison was designated to holdContinue reading “Infamous Prisons of the Civil War”
Most people think the American Civil War ended in the courthouse in Appomattox, Virginia…and most people are mistaken. Join us as we show you where the surrender took place and the name of the city where Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee carried out this historic event.
Yes…Stonewall Jackson’s left arm is buried in a different spot than his body. Join us as we visit this historic and quirky site. Intro: 0:00Stonewall Jackson’s Last Days: 0:11Union Loss at Chancellorsville: 3:05Ellwood Manor: 4:49Discovering Jackson’s Arm: 6:40Stonewall Jackson Historic Marker (wounded): 7:53Stonewall Jackson Historic Marker (amputation): 8:57Stonewall Jackson’s death site: 10:15
At the beginning of the Civil War, the battle of Bull Run at Manassas was the bloodiest battle in America to that point in time. Men and women were effected…and both men and women fought and served. Join us as we talk about the women at the Battle of Bull Run. Intro: 0:00Battle of BullContinue reading “Civil War Women at the Battle of Bull Run”
Rose Greenhow was born in 1814 in Maryland, USA. She was a socialite and a well-known political hostess in Washington D.C. during the 1850s. In 1853, she married Dr. Robert Greenhow, and they had four daughters together. During the American Civil War, Rose Greenhow became a Confederate spy. She used her social connections to gatherContinue reading “Rose Greenhow: Confederate Spy”
Mary Louvestre (1812-1883) was a woman of extraordinary courage and determination who lived in Southside Hampton Roads, Virginia during the American Civil War. She was a spy for the Union Army, risking her own life to help the cause. 1812: Mary Louvestre is born1861: The American Civil War begins1862: Louvestre begins her service as anContinue reading “She was a Civil war spy”