The United States Philadelphia is the only surviving gunboat built and manned by American forces during the Revolutionary War. Further, the vessel is one of the 15 small craft with which Benedict Arnold fought 29 British vessels in the battle of Valcour Island, Lake Champlain, on October 11, 1776.
50 episodes in we revisit some fascinating stories from guests we have interviewed. One had a great great grandmother at the OK Corral, the next tells us all about the WWII Ghost Army, and our last guest has an amazing tie to Civil War history. Even if you have heard all the other 49 TalkContinue reading “50 Episodes of Talk with History: The OK Corral, WWII Ghost Army, and Civil War Family Ties”
We are so sad to hear about the passing of Evlis’ daughter, Lisa Marie Presley. Jenn and I had just finished recording a Talk with History podcast when we heard so we decided to jump back on to a live stream to react to the news and remember the impact they had on history. ReactingContinue reading “Reacting to the Death of Lisa Marie Presley (1968 – 2023)”
The American Prohibition Museum is in Savannah, Georgia and a must see if you are ever visiting this historic city. It is great for both kids and adults, as children will love the immersive experience and adults can enjoy a cold “beverage” in the museum ‘speakeasy’ if you “tell them Gus sent ya”. Plan yourContinue reading “The History of Prohibition | American Prohibition Museum”
Visiting Savannah for the first time was an absolute treat. It was almost overwhelming how much history there is crammed in to that city…so we have given you a taste of it all with this video! Intro: 0:00Forrest Gump Bench: 0:10Chippewa Square: 2:05Savannah Theatre: 5:52Philbrook Eastman House: 7:29Desoto Hotel and Al Capone: 7:58Midnight in theContinue reading “10 Savannah History sites in 24 hours”