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)”

Podcast Ep10: Surprising History You Discover at a Cemetery

We visit Lakeview Cemetery in Cleveland Ohio. The burial site of President James Garfield, John D. Rockefeller, Eliot Ness and many more famous Americans.  This was our first video we recorded at a cemetery and it was much more interesting than we imagined! For more visit us at: talkwithhistory.com Want to have a question featured onContinue reading “Podcast Ep10: Surprising History You Discover at a Cemetery”

Podcast Ep09: History and Rock and Roll: Visiting Bret Michaels’ Hometown

Best known as the lead singer of the 80’s hair band, Poison, Bret Michaels had a big impact on Jenn’s life. We took an opportunity to do something a little different and film a Walk With History video from his hometown of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania!  Walking through small town Pennsylvania was that much more fun asContinue reading “Podcast Ep09: History and Rock and Roll: Visiting Bret Michaels’ Hometown”

Podcast Ep 08: The Lincoln Assassination – Facts You Never Knew

We walked in the footsteps of history when we visited 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!!  The Video: On Location at the Lincoln AssassinationContinue reading “Podcast Ep 08: The Lincoln Assassination – Facts You Never Knew”

Podcast Ep 07: Night of the Living Dead – Visiting and Filming the Cemetery Where it All Happened

Scott and Jenn visited the Evans City Cemetery. The very place where The Night of the Living Dead was filmed in 1967. This film was so iconic and groundbreaking for its time, that is DEFINED the Zombie Movie Genreā€¦forever being known as the father of the zombie film. However, what is the HISTORY of thoseContinue reading “Podcast Ep 07: Night of the Living Dead – Visiting and Filming the Cemetery Where it All Happened”

Podcast Ep06: Dan Rice – The most famous person you have never heard of

Dan Rice was a circus clown…or rathe a circus leader…in the mid 1800s. It is because of him that we have terms like “Jump on the bandwagon”. He essentially made fun of politicians…before that was cool! He also is the reason that we have the iconic “Uncle Sam” Army recruiting posters…those drawings were modeled afterContinue reading “Podcast Ep06: Dan Rice – The most famous person you have never heard of”