Every Other Tuesday at 4 PM ET: Lofi History
Historians Glen Kyle and Marie Walker take your history questions from the chat while Libba Beaucham plays cool electronic music! Watch on Twitch, Facebook Live, or YouTube Live.
Members Livestream: Founding Fathers You Don't Know About But Should Friday, June 4th at 2 PM ET Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Franklin… we all know something about the “big” players in the American Revolution, but there were more than just these four who helped our young nation achieve Independence and set our destiny. Tune in to learn about just a few of the not-so-famous Founding Fathers and how tough it was to rebel against the most powerful country on earth.
Livestream Rerun: The Declaration of Independence Wednesday, July 7th at 2 PM Historian Glen Kyle breaks down the ideals and words of The Declaration of Independence and provides historical context. A great lesson to better understand one of the most important historic documents that has inspired democracies across the world.
Members Livestream: Meet Margaret Mitchell Friday, July 9th at 2 PM ET Marie Walker will be portraying Margret Mitchell in this members only program. Mitchell wrote only one novel, published during her lifetime, the American Civil War-era novel Gone with the Wind, for which she won the National Book Award for Most Distinguished Novel of 1936 and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1937. Learn about her life and what influenced her writing!
Livestream Rerun: American Girl Dolls Marie-Grace, Cecile, Rebecca, and Kaya
Wednesday, July 14th at 2 PM ET
Historian Marie Walker presents the history of American Girl Dolls during this rerun livestream. Marie provides historical context to the stories behind Marie-Grace, Cecile, Rebecca, and Kaya. Great for all ages!
Members Livestream: Valhalla & Ragnarok - Norse Mythology
Friday, July 16th at 2 PM ET
Odin, Loki, Thor… from days of the week to some of the biggest blockbusters in recent history, the mythology of the Vikings is still with us… a popular but often misunderstood topic will be outlined by Glen Kyle as he talks about the religions of early medieval Scandanavia and England.
Livestream Rerun: The Rules of Duels
Wednesday, July 21st at 2 PM ET
Historian Glen Kyle presents on the history of dueling, etiquette of this antiquated practice, and the famous stories of past duels during this rerun livestream. This program is family-friendly and will not show any violence.
Members Livestream: The Victorian Age Almost Didn't Happen - The life and death of Princess Charlotte
Friday, July 23rd at 2 PM ET
Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales was the only child of George, Prince of Wales, and his wife, Caroline of Brunswick. If she had outlived both her grandfather King George III and her father, she would have become Queen of the United Kingdom, but she died at the age of 21, predeceasing them both. Charlotte's death set off tremendous mourning among the British, who had seen her as a sign of hope and a contrast both to her unpopular father and to her grandfather, whom they deemed mad. She had been King George III's only legitimate grandchild, meaning there was now a chance the throne would pass to a distant relative, such as her cousin Victoria.
Livestream Rerun: Meet Laura Ingalls Wilder
Wednesday, July 28th at 2 PM ET
In this rerun livestream, actress and educator Amy Beaucham portrays author Laura Ingalls Wilder who wrote the popular Little House on the Prairie series. So much of Wilder's writings are inspired by her own lived experiences. The Little House series offers an accurate look into the life of a family on the frontier. Following the performance, historian Glen Kyle and Amy Beaucham will discuss the Little House series and the life of Wilder. Great for all ages!
Members Livestream: Mummies and Pyramids - A Nutshell History of Ancient Egypt
Friday, July 30th at 2 PM ET
The ancient Egyptians have fascinated the modern world, but how much of our popular imagination about this long-ago civilization is reality, and how much is just made up? Join Glen as he does his best to put a couple thousand years of history and myth into a tiny, contextualized nugget of fun!