American Civil War Museum Virtual Tour – Richmond, Virginia

TLDR: This museum is FANTASTIC! You should go. We got to visit the American Civil War Museum in conjunction with the White House of the Confederacy and it made the perfect day trip with our family. This is an incredibly well done museum with interactive exhibits for kids. AWCM.org Learn something? 🎥 Donate a cupContinue reading “American Civil War Museum Virtual Tour – Richmond, Virginia”

The Civil War White House of the South – Richmond, Virginia

We visit the White House of the Confederacy and home to Jefferson Davis and his family for 4 years in Richmond, Virginia. The fact that this civil war mansion was preserved for hundreds of years and that we walked where Davis (and President Lincoln) walked was amazing. Learn something? 🎥 Donate a cup of coffeeContinue reading “The Civil War White House of the South – Richmond, Virginia”

African American Medal of Honor First

Sergeant William Carney was the first African American to be awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Civil War. I was honored to make a video about him. Intro: 0:00 Elmwood Cemetery: 1:03 West Point Memorial: 3:07 Sergeant Carney’s Actions: 5:18 Sgt Carney Historic Marker: 12:41

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”

President Graves at Hollywood Cemetery – Richmond, VA

Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia was a great place to test out the HearHere app but also jam packed with history! We saw two presidents and a president of the confederacy. It was so fun to be able to visit this historic spot! Intro: 0:00 Hollywood Cemetery: 0:14 President James Monroe Grave: 1:43 President JohnContinue reading “President Graves at Hollywood Cemetery – Richmond, VA”

Army Navy Store History

Through a twist of fate we discovered the oldest Army Navy Surplus Store in Norfolk, Virginia! M and G Surplus has been around since 1946, starting up right after World War II ended. It was so neat to talk to the owners about the history behind the store as well as hear from them onContinue reading “Army Navy Store History”

The first battle of the Ironclads

We visit Fort Norfolk, the location of the Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack (aka CSS Virginia). This 200+ year old fort is linked directly to George Washington and has been used heavily over the past 200 years! It is an amazing treasure of American History. Intro: 0:00 Inside Fort Norfolk: 0:15 Battle ofContinue reading “The first battle of the Ironclads”

Staying at a colonial home in Williamsburg, VA

Staying at the Lewis House in Colonial Williamsburg was a dream! Did you know that it was previously owned by Martha Washington’s grandfather? (yes…that Martha Washington) Join us as we show you inside a historic home (with some modern touches) and give you some tips on staying at Colonial Williamsburg! Intro: 0:00Staying at a ColonialContinue reading “Staying at a colonial home in Williamsburg, VA”

Walk With History Introduction

Funny that it took a year and over 50 videos for us to finally introduce ourselves. However, our live stream from Colonial Williamsburg provided the perfect opportunity for us to talk about how the channel started, what we have learned, and where we think we can take it in the future. Join us! Who isContinue reading “Walk With History Introduction”