Podcast Ep22: First Black Medal of Honor Recipient Sergeant William H Carney

When we found out that the first black Medal of Honor recipient was born in Norfolk…we had to learn more.  For more visit us at: talkwithhistory.com Want to have a question featured on our next podcast? We will be leading off each of our shows with a 5-star question of the week!!! Leave us a review and askContinue reading “Podcast Ep22: First Black Medal of Honor Recipient Sergeant William H Carney”

Talk with History Podcast…now on Video!

Exciting news! We’re putting the podcast on video…but on a different channel. Seeing as how it is a podcast that we are video recording (with video/picture overlays), Jenn and I were not sure how the “YouTube algorithm” would like a different style of video. Part of this is to help get the podcast discovered…but theContinue reading “Talk with History Podcast…now on Video!”

Podcast Ep21: Washington Crossing the Delaware

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. Video: Washington Crossing the Delaware For more visit us at: talkwithhistory.comContinue reading “Podcast Ep21: Washington Crossing the Delaware”

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: Washington Mall facts you didn’t know

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: Washington Mall facts you didn’t know”

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”