Walking with George Washington: The Battle and Surrender at Yorktown

We visit the Yorktown Battlefield on the 240th anniversary of the surrender at Yorktown. We will take you through the visitor’s center, and the stops around the battlefield. Plan your visit:https://www.nps.gov/york/index.htm Intro 0:00Visitors Center 0:11Victory Monument 6:03Stop A British Inner Defense Line 8:30Stop B Grand French Battery 9:49Stop C Second Allied Siege Line 12:08Stop DContinue reading “Walking with George Washington: The Battle and Surrender at Yorktown”

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. Intro: 0:00The Painting: 0:37Visitor’s Center: 2:10McConkey’s Ferry Inn: 4:26MovementContinue reading “Washington Crossing the Delaware”

Historian Gives a Virtual Tour of the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

My historian brain almost exploded here…

The Father of Political Commentary – Dan Rice the Circus Clown

Did you know that Dan Rice was the inspiration for Uncle Sam and his infamous red, white, and blue outfit?! He also considered by many to be the father of political commentary. In this Walk with History we are in Girard, Pennsylvania where we learn about “The Most Famous Man You’ve Never Heard Of” (accordingContinue reading “The Father of Political Commentary – Dan Rice the Circus Clown”