Podcast Ep20: Hamilton, Yorktown, and Battlefield Sunsets

Broadway brought us Hamilton and with it an amazing and entertaining peek in to American history. How then could we not be excited to walk in the footsteps of so many famous historical figures at the Yorktown Battlefield? Jenn talks about the lead up to one of the most important battles fought in American History,Continue reading “Podcast Ep20: Hamilton, Yorktown, and Battlefield Sunsets”

Podcast Ep19: Top Tips for Visiting Colonial Williamsburg

Colonial Williamsburg is a historian’s Disneyland…so you shouldn’t be surprised that Jenn has been there over a dozen times in the 9 months we have lived in Virginia.  We give you all the insider advice to make your first visit easier; including, where to park, where to eat (that isn’t crowded), how to know whatContinue reading “Podcast Ep19: Top Tips for Visiting Colonial Williamsburg”

Podcast Ep18: The History of Colonial Williamsburg

Have you ever wondered how one of the first major cities in America was founded in 1638 and became one of the biggest East Coast tourist destinations?  Jenn tells us all about the founding of Williamsburg, Virginia and how the founding fathers in the colonial era shaped the nation from the very spot where youContinue reading “Podcast Ep18: The History of Colonial Williamsburg”

Podcast Ep17: The History of the Zeppelin and the Airship Roma Disaster

The airship Roma and the Hindenburg have a very common and tragic history. America learned from the Roma crash and turned away from hydrogen filled airships…and Hindenburg learned the same lesson 15 years later. Airship Roma Disaster (video) Want to have a question featured on our next podcast? We will be leading off each of ourContinue reading “Podcast Ep17: The History of the Zeppelin and the Airship Roma Disaster”

Podcast Ep16: The history behind the Washington Mall

Visiting the Washington DC Mall during the cherry blossom season made our visit that much more enjoyable. It is needless to say that there is more than enough history for us to film and share with you! We even had a surprise celebrity sighting right on the Lincoln Memorial. Washington Mall History and a Historian’sContinue reading “Podcast Ep16: The history behind the Washington Mall”

Podcast Ep15: The Last Army fort created by George Washington – Fort Norfolk

In the late 1700’s, George Washington ordered the building of Army Forts at key locations throughout Virginia…Fort Norfolk was one of those locations. While the buildings didn’t come along until 1810, the history and constant usage of this fort is one of a kind and the stories we learned you couldn’t make up! Video – FirstContinue reading “Podcast Ep15: The Last Army fort created by George Washington – Fort Norfolk”

Podcast Ep14: Flashdance, Fashion, and Feminism

Flashdance had a profound impact 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 of this iconic 80’s movie.  Video:¬†Filming Locations of Flashdance Want to have aContinue reading “Podcast Ep14: Flashdance, Fashion, and Feminism”

Podcast Ep13: Henrietta Lacks and the HeLa cell – a Historic Superhero

Henrietta Lacks is the closest thing this world has ever had to a superhero. Her cells are so unique that they have been used in biomedical research ever since her fateful visit to her doctors in 1951. It is because of her that the world has things like the Polio Vaccine, COVID Vaccine, In vitroContinue reading “Podcast Ep13: Henrietta Lacks and the HeLa cell – a Historic Superhero”

Podcast Ep 12: Movie Stars in Arlington National Cemetery (Part 2)

Arlington National Cemetery has so much history and so many stories to tell…we have visited multiple times, with two YouTube videos, and we still have only scratched the surface.  While there, we decided to visit the gravesites of presidents, movie stars, world famous athletes, and people who impacted Jenn’s life and helped inspire her militaryContinue reading “Podcast Ep 12: Movie Stars in Arlington National Cemetery (Part 2)”

Podcast Ep 11: Movie Stars in Arlington National Cemetery (Part 1)

Arlington National Cemetery has so much history and so many stories to tell…we have visited multiple times, with two YouTube videos, and we still have only scratched the surface.  While there, we decided to visit the gravesites of presidents, movie stars, world famous athletes, and people who impacted Jenn’s life and helped inspire her militaryContinue reading “Podcast Ep 11: Movie Stars in Arlington National Cemetery (Part 1)”