Old National Road
The “Old National Road” was the first federal east-west highway linking the East Coast with the newly acquired parts of the… read more
The “Old National Road” was the first federal east-west highway linking the East Coast with the newly acquired parts of the U.S. and advanced the rapid settlement of the West. Several scenes of the road, now U.S. Highway 40, were shown in Pennsylvania and Indiana. close
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Philadelphia, The Convention City
Mr. Arnold explained an exhibit of historic memorabilia from conventions held in Philadelphia in 1856 and 1948.…
National Building Museum
Mr. Moeller conducted a tour of the National Building Museum.
Roebling Suspension Bridge
The C-SPAN School Bus crew visited the Roebling Suspension Bridge. Mr. Gastright talked about the design and…
On the Road with the C-SPAN School Bus: History
A compilation of vignettes highlighting various historic locations and museums was shown.