Nat Turner Slave Rebellion The Locations, History, and Impact

The Nat Turner Rebellion is a seminal moment in American history. It changed the way Americans and the world talked about Freedom, Slavery, and Race. Join us as we track down the locations of the Nat Turner Rebellion in Courtland, Virginia. If you ever want to visit these locations or any other locations from ourContinue reading “Nat Turner Slave Rebellion The Locations, History, and Impact”

What did Francis Scott Key see?

At Fort McHenry, in September of 1814, Francis Scott Key wrote the poem “The Star Spangled Banner”…and in 1931 President Hoover made that the American National Anthem. Forever cementing the significance of that fateful day and Francis Key’s legacy. I have always wanted to visit this historic location…and it didn’t disappoint! plan your visit: https://www.nps.gov/fomc/Continue reading “What did Francis Scott Key see?”

This Month in History: January

A whole lot of pop culture and sports history this month!!! But don’t worry, we found some ‘classics’ too. Enjoy! 01 January 1958 On January 1st, 1958, Johnny Cash plays San Quentin State Prison…his first prison performance. “Folsom Prison Blues” had given Johnny Cash his first top-10 country hit earlier in 1956, and his liveContinue reading “This Month in History: January”

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”