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  • World War I Combat Artists
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    World War I Combat Artists

    American History TV visited the National Air & Space Museum to learn about U.S. Army combat artists who were recruited to be part of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Our guide was the…

  • Archaeology at George Washingtons Alexandria Property
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    Archaeology at George Washington's Alexandria Property

    In addition to his Mount Vernon estate along the Potomac river, George Washington owned a townhouse in the heart of nearby Alexandria, Virginia. The current owner, Rick Garcia, talked about his…

  • Willard Hotel
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    Willard Hotel

    Located two blocks from the White House, the Willard Hotel has been a witness to history for 200 years. We visited to learn about Its guests, including Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, World…

  • The Bible in America Part 1
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    The Bible in America, Part 1

    Museum of the Bible president Cary Summers and education presentation manager Norm Conrad gave a tour of the exhibit “The Impact of the Bible in America.” In the first of a two-part program, they…

  • George Masons Gunston Hall
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    George Mason's Gunston Hall

    Gunston Hall, a National Historic Landmark in Virginia, was home to one of the lesser-known Founding Fathers, George Mason. We toured the property along the Potomac River with education…

  • Newseum Tet Offensive Exhibit
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    Newseum Tet Offensive Exhibit

    We visited the Newseum in Washington, DC to tour an exhibit on the Vietnam War’s Tet Offensive and the Battle of Hue, where some of the most intense fighting of the campaign took place. We…

  • The Bible in America Part 2
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    The Bible in America, Part 2

    Museum of the Bible president Cary Summers and education presentation manager Norm Conrad gave a tour of the exhibit “The Impact of the Bible in America.” In the second of a two-part program,…

  • Discussion on News Reports on President Lincolns Assassination
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    Lincoln Assassination News Reports

    Carrie Chistofferson talked about the Newseum exhibit of New York Herald special editions published on April 14-15, 1865, which show how the news unfolded after President Lincoln was shot.…

  • Discussion on the House Where President Lincoln Died
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    House Where Lincoln Died

    James Swanson, author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, gave a tour of the Petersen House, where President Lincoln died after being shot by John Wilkes Booth. Mr. Swanson’s…

  • US Diplomacy Center Museum Collections Part 2
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    U.S. Diplomacy Center Museum Collections, Part 2

    A curator and a historian from the State Department’s U.S. Diplomacy Center used a selection of artifacts from their collection of more than 7,000 to tell the diplomatic history of the…

  • Liljenquist Civil War Photographs
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    Liljenquist Civil War Photographs

    Tom Liljenquist and his sons, Jason, Brandon, and Christian began collecting Civil War ambrotype and tintype photographs of ordinary soldiers in the mid-1990s. In 2010, the family donated more than 700…

  • Grand Review Parade
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    Grand Review Parade

    Civil War living historians and re-enactors recreated a May 1865 parade of the Grand Army of the Republic down Pennsylvania Avenue from the U.S. Capitol to Freedom Plaza near the White…

  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center
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    Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center

    Angela Crenshaw, a ranger with the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park, talked about the life of escaped slave, abolitionist, Civil War spy, and suffragist Harriet Tubman. The…

  • Saving Slave Houses Project
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    Saving Slave Houses Project

    Preservationist Jobie Hill gave a tour of the Brandon Plantation in southern Virginia and talked about her Saving Slave Houses project and the work of Trimble Inc. to create laser scans of…

  • Eleanor Roosevelts ValKill Cottage
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    Eleanor Roosevelt's Val-Kill Cottage

    Franceska Macsali-Urbin gave a tour of Val-Kill Cottage, the only home first lady Eleanor Roosevelt ever owned by herself. She also spoke about some of Ms. Roosevelt’s political contributions. C-SPAN’s…

  • Franklin D Roosevelts Top Cottage
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt's Top Cottage

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Hyde Park, New York, from May 20-25 to feature the history and literary life of the…

  • Presidential Vehicles
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    Presidential Vehicles

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the presidential vehicles collection at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan. He showed cars that…

  • Hoover Presidential Library and Museums American Presidents Exhibit
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    Hoover Presidential Library and Museum's "American Presidents" Exhibit

    Curator Marcus Eckhard gave a tour of the “American Presidents: Life Portraits” exhibit at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. North Carolina painter and sculptor Chas Fagan…

  • History of State Department Building
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    History of State Department Building

  • Arch Street Meeting House
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    Arch Street Meeting House

    Lynne Calamia gave a tour of the Arch Street Friends Meeting House in Philadelphia. It has been a location of religious worship since 1696, and the land for the meeting house was deeded by…

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