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)”

TV, Movie, and Media Influencers Buried at Arlington National Cemetery

We revisit Arlington National Cemetery to visit the TV, Movie, and Media Influencers buried there! You may not recognize their names right away…but you DEFINITELY know the legacy they left behind. Intro 0:00John Daly (Who’s Line is It?) 0:25John Cooper (Superman’s Perry White) 2:06Charles Durning 4:10Jenn Introduction 6:43Priscilla Lane 7:46Sammuel Hammet (Maltese Falcon Author) 9:05MaryContinue reading “TV, Movie, and Media Influencers Buried at Arlington National Cemetery”