Where America Began
Travel to St. Augustine, FL to explore the oldest continuously occupied settlement of European origin in the U.S. With the help of Interpretive Ranger for the National Park Service, Allen Arnold, and historian Andy Nance, we journey back in time through centuries of history at the Colonial Quarter.
General Washington’s GoodbyeFraunces Tavern in downtown Manhattan has over 300 years of history. Museum director Jessica B. Phillips and historian Richard Brookhiser relive George Washington’s farewell to his Continental Army officers, and Joe Connor remembers his father who was a victim of the terrorist attack on the tavern.
The Lincoln Memorial's Hidden RoomTravel to Washington, D.C. to explore one of the most famous sites on the National Mall: The Lincoln Memorial. With the help of former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke, Brian discovers graffiti from 1914 and an unseen 43,800 square foot basement filled with supportive cathedral columns.
Where a Founding Father Was MadeBrian travels to the home of Thomas Jefferson–Monticello–and goes inside the rooms Jefferson utilized every day. Archaeologists show recent discoveries dug up on the property, while Hemings Family Descendent Calvin Jefferson discusses the fact that Jefferson was a slaveholder.