Graveyard of the Atlantic History

The Graveyard of the Atlantic is the perfect name for the Outer Banks of North Carolina…and we’ll tell you why. We learn about the history of one of the oldest light houses in America, walk in Black Beard’s footsteps, and learn about an Ironclad battleship that sank not far from where we were! Intro: 0:00Continue reading “Graveyard of the Atlantic History”

History behind famous graves at Hollywood Cemetery

Hollywood Cemetery is more than the spot of 3 US Presidents…a Titanic survivor, Confederate Generals, and the “Richmond Vampire” are just a few of the famous residents that you can visit there. Intro: 0:00 Dr. Hunter McGuire: 0:52 Florence Bernadin Rees: 4:30 Ellen Glasgow: 5:32 The “Richmon Vampire” WW Poole: 6:57 Sallie Partington: 8:15 GeneralContinue reading “History behind famous graves at Hollywood Cemetery”

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”

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”

This Month in History: October

October is a cool month for fun history facts…enjoy! 01 October 1890 On October 1, 1890, an act of Congress createdYosemite National Park, home of such natural wonders as Half Dome, El Capitan, and the giant sequoia trees. Paving the way for national parks and future generations of hikers, campers and nature lovers. 02 OctoberContinue reading “This Month in History: October”

This Month in History: September

As we get the fall vibes going…it has been another amazing month discovering what happened in history! Enjoy 😁 01 September 1972 On September 1, 1972, in what’s billed as the “Match of the Century,” American chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer defeats Russian Boris Spassky during the World Chess Championship in Reykjavik, Iceland. The first AmericanContinue reading “This Month in History: September”

True Crime History | The UNSOLVED Case of the CLEVELAND TORSO KILLER

This week we visit the infamous unsolved serial murders of the Cleveland Torso Killer or the “Mad Butcher of Kingsbury Run”. From 1934 to 1938 this serial killer murdered 13 people throughout the Cleveland area. Join us as we explore the real world locations of these gruesome acts and talk about the history behind them.Continue reading “True Crime History | The UNSOLVED Case of the CLEVELAND TORSO KILLER”