Podcast Ep50: An OK Corral Witness, WWII Ghost Army, Civil War family ties

50 episodes in we revisit some fascinating stories from guests we have interviewed. One had a great great grandmother at the OK Corral, the next tells us all about the WWII Ghost Army, and our last guest has an amazing tie to Civil War history. Even if you have heard all the other 49 TalkContinue reading “Podcast Ep50: An OK Corral Witness, WWII Ghost Army, Civil War family ties”

Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings at Monticello

Monticello is an absolute must for any fan of history. Thomas Jefferson was not only a forward thinker responsible for the Declaration of Independence, but he is also considered the prime example of the American Paradox. Join us as we tour Monticello and talk about Thomas Jefferson’s impact on history. Intro: 0:00Front: 0:13Back: 0:58Martha Jefferson:Continue reading “Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings at Monticello”

Podcast Ep49: 400 Years of American History at Fort Monroe, Virginia

I can’t remember a time when so much history has been so concentrated in one “Fort” like it is at Fort Monroe in Virginia. This 400 year old army fort was the site of some of the first ever Africans that landed in America as well as a safe haven for enslaved during the AmericanContinue reading “Podcast Ep49: 400 Years of American History at Fort Monroe, Virginia”

Fort Monroe | Jefferson Davis’ Final Years

Fort Monroe was the center of many important historical events during the U.S. Civil War. Being that it was so far south, yet controlled by the Union in the north, made it even more pivotal with things like enslaved “contraband”, the first battle of the ironclads, and later the imprisonment of Jefferson Davis. The CasemateContinue reading “Fort Monroe | Jefferson Davis’ Final Years”

400 Years of Fort Monroe History

We visited one of the oldest and largest forts in the United States. Multiple U.S. presidents have visited and it was an active US Army fort until 2011; now designated as a national historic site. plan your visit: https://www.nps.gov/fomr/ Intro: 0:00Visitor’s Center: 0:41Contrabands: 6:44Robert E. Lee: 7:17Point Comfort Lighthouse: 9:36First Africans Marker: 10:21Jefferson Davis MemorialContinue reading “400 Years of Fort Monroe History”

Podcast Ep 46: Top 10 Walk with History videos of 2022

We recap the most popular Walk with History videos published in 2022. From Colonial Williamsburg to Arlington National Cemetery…we walk through 10 history videos of ours that caught everyone’s interest! 1. Staying in a colonial home in Williamsburg: https://youtu.be/qzjVmLVHJhY 2. Historic Jamestown Virginia: https://youtu.be/UGvaW8b5Ras 3. Arlington House Tour with The History Underground: https://youtu.be/l7q-QRdYZj4 4. TheContinue reading “Podcast Ep 46: Top 10 Walk with History videos of 2022”

Podcast Ep 45: Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg

We give you the tips and tricks for getting the most out of visiting Colonial Williamsburg at Christmas time. If you are a fan of coming here…this is a MUST DO! Video of Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg Walk with History & Talk with History Find our Guest here: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️Want to have a question featured onContinue reading “Podcast Ep 45: Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg”

Merry Christmas and 2023 Plans

Scott and I wanted to say a big thank you to everyone!  (and give a preview of next week’s podcast episode if you’re curious) This year of Walk with History has been such a great experience…quite the roller coaster if we’re telling the truth.  I wouldn’t say there were downs…but there were a ton ofContinue reading “Merry Christmas and 2023 Plans”

The Best Way to See Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg

We give you the tips and tricks for getting the most out of visiting Colonial Williamsburg at Christmas time. If you are a fan of coming here…this is a MUST DO! Intro: 0:00Williamsburg Christmas Market: 0:11Historical Character Plays: 2:38Ice Skating: 3:33Historic Decorations: 4:28Grand Illumination Proclamation: 6:51Williamsburg Inn at night: 8:05Palace Green holiday sights to see:Continue reading “The Best Way to See Christmas in Colonial Williamsburg”