The Founding Forefather You Never Knew

Did you know that George Wythe was signed the TOP SPOT for the Virginians on the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson SAVED THIS SPOT for Mr. George Wythe. Join us as we visit his home in Colonial Williamsburg and talk about his impact on U.S. History. Intro: 0:00Who Is George Wythe?: 0:21George Wythe House: 1:06ThomasContinue reading “The Founding Forefather You Never Knew”

Was Pocahontas Ever Married?

We visit the site were Pocahontas was married in 1614…the historic Jamestown Settlement in Virginia. People may know her story from the Disney movie, but not many know how pivotal she was in our country’s founding. historic excavation pictures via Smithsonian Magazine. Intro 0:00About Walk With History: 0:15Pocahontas Statue: 0:331607 America’s First Settlement: 1:44The Church:Continue reading “Was Pocahontas Ever Married?”

Historic Jamestown Virginia

Visiting the Historic Settlement at Jamestown Virginia was like walking back in time. We walk where John Smith met Pocahontas, the first settlers built their homes, and even got to tour ships just like what was sailed in the 1600s! Plan your visit: historicjamestowne.org

This Month in History: December

We hope that everyone is enjoying the holidays! Here are some holiday facts for you to enjoy. 😊 01 December 1955 This day in 1955, in violation of segregation laws in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger and was arrested, sparking a 381-day bus boycott led byContinue reading “This Month in History: December”

Blackbeard’s Legacy Ended Here

Did you know that Blackbeard’s Legacy ended in Colonial Williamsburg? Even though Edward “Blackbeard” Teach, had been given a pardon by the King of England, the governor of Virginia (living in Williamsburg) decided to send a crew to capture him in November of 1718. While Blackbeard was killed in the attempt, his crew was broughtContinue reading “Blackbeard’s Legacy Ended Here”

Top Tips for Visiting Colonial Williamsburg

I wish I had this advice when I first visited Colonial Williamsburg…so I thought I would try and share it with you! These are some great tips and advice for anyone looking to come to this great place of American History. Tell them Walk With History sent you!! Plan your visit:https://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org Intro: 0:00Visitor’s Center: 0:10TheContinue reading “Top Tips for Visiting Colonial Williamsburg”

This Month in History: November

Fall makes for interesting history…maybe people just do the most interesting things then? 01 November 1512 The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, one of Michelangelo’s finest works, was opened to the public for the first time. 02 November 1947 The Hughes Flying Boat—at one time the largest aircraft ever built—is piloted by HowardContinue reading “This Month in History: November”

History Buzz Ep04: Talking YouTube and History with Whitt Docs Cemetery Tours

We reached out to a fellow History buff and YouTube channel host, Chris, from the Whitt Docs Cemetery Tours YouTube channel…and man did we have a blast talking to him! He talks about some of the most interesting cemeteries he has visited, his earliest historical memories…and yes he even remembers the big California earthquake from 1989!!! WhitContinue reading “History Buzz Ep04: Talking YouTube and History with Whitt Docs Cemetery Tours”

Your Colonial Williamsburg First Family Visit

Visiting Colonial Williamsburg for the first time with our family was an amazing experience. And since this is our 40th Walk With History episode…we wanted to give you a behind the scenes look at what it’s like to make Walk With History videos with our family in tow! We are so grateful to the WalkContinue reading “Your Colonial Williamsburg First Family Visit”