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Akershus Fortress, Oslo Norway. Photo via dollarstockphoto.com
October 28, 2014 - 6:40 pm

Oslo, Norway: More Than a Millennia of Adventure

This season, we journeyed to Oslo, Norway. Nicknamed Tigerstaden (Tiger City) by the Norwegian poet Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson in…
Baltimore Harbor with the USS Constellation. Photo via dollarstockphoto.com
October 20, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Baltimore, MD: Star-Spangled History

This season we got a chance to videotape an episode in the “Charm City.” The seaport city of Baltimore is known for…
Russian Nesting Dolls, St. Petersburg Russia
October 16, 2014 - 3:07 pm

St. Petersburg, Russia: Beyond the Tourist Attractions

Imagine a world where in winter air turns your breath into iridescent drops of ice as soon as you exhale. A place where the cold…
Pittsburgh Skyline
October 8, 2014 - 5:52 pm

Pittsburgh’s Oakland Neighborhood: Hidden History at Every Turn

No neighborhood represents the mix of cultures and ideas that created Pittsburgh as well as Oakland. Home to the University of Pittsburgh,…
Palm Springs, California
October 2, 2014 - 1:40 pm

Palm Springs, California: Hollywood Legends and Family Fun

This desert oasis has been a vacation destination since the 1890s, but its heyday began in the 1920s. Movie studios in Los Angeles…
The rideau canal in Ottawa
September 19, 2014 - 8:32 am

Discovering Ottawa: A Real Crown Jewel

In our third season, we ventured deeper into Canadian territory. Season one we got to tell Toronto’s tale. This year we would…
La Brea Tar Pits
August 1, 2014 - 6:35 pm

Dig Your Way Thru History at the La Brea Tar Pits – Los Angeles, CA

The La Brea Tar Pits at the George C. Page Museum in Los Angeles, CA is literally filled with history that spans back 40,000 years.…
Fort Snelling
July 22, 2014 - 4:59 pm

A Visit to Fort Snelling – Minneapolis, MN

In season one of the show, during the Minneapolis episode, we got a chance to visit Fort Snelling, a fort that didn’t see…
The Alamo, San Antonio, TX
July 17, 2014 - 5:47 pm

Remember the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas

The show got to visit the Alamo in season 1 during the taping of the San Antonio episode. No professional videography is allowed…
Independence_Hall
June 17, 2014 - 7:52 pm

Independence Hall: America’s Birthplace

One of my favorite episodes was when the show stopped by the birthplace of the Declaration of Independence, Independence Hall. This…
Tybe Island Complex
June 10, 2014 - 3:19 pm

Climb the Steps of the Tybee Island Lighthouse – Savannah, Georgia

On this trip, the show climbs up all 178 steps of the Tybee Island Lighthouse in Savannah, Georgia. This marvel of a lighthouse…
Andre Jackson's tomb/cemetary
June 4, 2014 - 2:44 pm

The Hermitage – Andrew Jackson’s Tennessee Home

When the show came through Nashville on a trip to Tennessee, we stopped by the resting place of Andrew Jackson, the 7th President…
Parthenon Replica at Centennial Park in Nashville, Tennessee
May 21, 2014 - 7:06 pm

The Nashville Parthenon – The Athens of the South – Episode 109

On our trip to Nashville we discovered something that you would not expect to find in the middle of Tennessee, the Parthenon. Turns…
USS North Carolina, Wilmington
May 21, 2014 - 3:04 pm

Joining the fight with Battleship North Carolina in Wilmington, NC

In our first season, we got to videotape a segment onboard a particularly important US Navy vessel known as the USS North Carolina.…
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May 14, 2014 - 7:45 pm

Stroll the Grounds of Old Fort Jackson in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah has so many great, old, historical attractions to visit, but one that I really enjoyed while filming our first season was…
Castillo San Marcos
May 13, 2014 - 6:11 pm

Storm the Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine, FL

In season one, we traveled to the oldest continually inhabited city in the New World, St. Augustine, FL. Visiting the city feels…

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