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Jan 28, 2019

Our land was "discovered" during the age of exploration, our nation grew with that same spirit: intrepid voyagers led to adventurous colonists and pilgrims, frontiersmen, scouts, and pathfinders blazed new trails into the unknown. In this podcast, host Stan Ellsworth looks at the pioneers and explorers that opened up...


Jan 21, 2019

The American Civil War goes by many names; the war between the States, the war of the rebellion, and the war of Southern independence. It is also the bloodiest war in American history. To this day, the Civil War is romanticized by society. From movies to re-enactments, people seem to want to be connected to this...


Dec 17, 2018

Most people might know the term "taxation without representation" which came out of the Boston Tea Party that occurred on December 16, 1773. On that night, American patriots dumped 342 chests of tea belonging to the British into Boston Harbor. But what was it really all about? How did it start and how did we get here?...


Nov 15, 2018

The American Industrial Revolution started with a bang and it grew with the westward expansion of the United States. After the Civil War slowed things down, it took the sheer entrepreneurial will of 4 men to get things moving again. In this episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth delves into the lives of...


Nov 5, 2018

The American Industrial Revolution created the American Dream and changed American politics forever. In this episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth looks back at the start of the American Industrial Revolution. From its humble beginnings in Great Britain to the textile mills in New England, the shift...