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Travel Thru History
Travel Thru History

33 X 30 min. episodes in HD.

 



Travel Tru History

TTH as it’s known, is a 30 minute television show and blog in its 4th season. It has broadcast nationwide, twice-a-week, on the MeTV television network for the last four years.

The show also now plays on nearly all Streaming Television Platforms.

This blog-style, high-energy show, narrated by our host, Jillian Young, tells the story of a city in a unique way, while showcasing its attractions.

The main purpose of TTH is to get viewers to travel by getting them excited about the locations in the show. We feel that travel is a catalyst for learning and understanding our world community.

Travel Thru History airs four times per week, nationally on the MeTV network in the U.S.

• MeTV airs in 95% of the US.
• 165 Television Markets
• 110,000,000 viewers have access to MeTV
• Show airs Saturday and Sunday at 9am and 9:30am ESTTTH airs on the following streaming platforms globally:

TTH has its own channel listed on each platform featuring the show logo, episode information, and thumbnails. While cable is suffering from subscriber loss, millions of streaming devices are purchased every year.

Our deal with Future Today Inc. allows us to be a part of their partner network. FTI is the leading producer of travel channel applications for streaming devices with over 200 channels and 3 million app downloads.
TTH episodes are also shown on FTI partner travel and lifestyle channels, like TripUSA, that receive tens of thousands of views.

The official TTH audio podcast reaches a whole new audience of commuters who choose to consume the show as an audio-only podcast. The iTunes store is the largest application for podcast downloading, with millions of downloads and viewings occurring per day.


TTH is engaged with its audience and active across all social media platforms including weekly postings on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and the show’s blog.

The show’s blog features weekly article content tailored to the TTH demographic. Showcased are ideas for family travel destinations including links to attractions visited on the show.

TTH always comes from an educational perspective and the Quick History Section of the blog is perfect for interesting tidbits for the history lover.

Every episode of the show is available on the website, as well as, behind-the-scenes video.

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TTH Master Episode List

101. Space Coast (Original Air Date 10-6-12)
In this episode we visit the Kennedy Space Center located on Florida’s famous “Space Coast.” We’ll speak to NASA engineers about the past, present and future of American space travel, as well as take a look at the attractions KSC has to offer.

102. Las Vegas (Original Air Date 10-13-12)
In this episode we explore Las Vegas’ lesser known past. We visit the National Atomic Testing museum to learn about how the desert outside of Vegas was used for testing America’s secret nuclear weapons. We also visit the Mormon Fort, the first permanent non-native settlement in the area, as well as the Neon Museum.

103. Key West (Original Air Date 10-20-12)
We’re on island time for this episode. We learn about the Key’s treasure hunting history at the Mel Fisher Museum. Then we’ll explore Fort Jefferson, an isolated fort in the Gulf of Mexico that defended the islands. American literature enthusiasts will enjoy a look at Ernest Hemingway’s Key West home, where some of his most famous works were penned.

104. Savannah (Original Air Date 10-27-12)
We visit the old south and enjoy some sweet tea in Savannah. On this episode, we’ll stroll the city’s beautiful squares, as well as visit it’s civil war past at Old Fort Jackson. Then, we head up the stairs of the famous Tybee Island lighthouse and visit the Savannah Railroad museum.

105. St. Augustine (Original Air Date 11-3-12)
First, we’ll take a sip from the distinctively tasting Fountain of Youth. Then we’ll touch the coquina walls of the undefeated Castillo San Marcos. We’ll separate pirate truth from pirate myth at the appropriately named, Pirate Museum, and cure what ails us at the oldest General Store.

106. Denver (Original Air Date 11-10-12)
We head underground and visit the Hidee Gold Mine to see how this most precious material is obtained. Then we get a tour of the brand new History Colorado Center where we’ll explore Colorado’s past through first hand stories and interactive attractions.

107. Hoover Dam (Original Air Date 11-17-12)
Marvel at the site of America’s most famous water dam. We’ll learn about how the Hoover Dam was built, why it’s necessary, and take a behind the scenes look at its inner workings.

108. Philadelphia (Original Air Date 11-24-12).
The city of brotherly love does not disappoint history lovers. We visit Independence hall, the liberty bell, Elfreth's alley, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and get creeped out at America's first penitentiary, Eastern State.

109. Nashville (Original Air Date 12-1-13)
This country music Mecca has a plethora of American history to explore. We’ll stand on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry, visit the home of the 7th US President Andrew Jackson, and visit the largest recreation of the Parthenon outside of Greece.

110. Wilmington (Original Air Date 12-8-13)
America’s military history is on display on the decks of the USS North Carolina. Then we visit the historic Confederate Fort Fisher civil war museum and learn about the Carolina’s role in the civil war.

111. Austin (Original Air Date 12-15-13)
The live music capital of the US has an interesting past. Take an in depth look at one of Austin’s oldest hotels, The Driskill. Then we’ll learn about Texan independence in the Bob Bullock History museum. Finally, we’ll end up at one of Austin’s most historic buildings, the Texas state capitol.

112. Minneapolis (Original Air Date 12-22-13)
We’ll find out why they called Minneapolis the “Mill City” when we visit the Mill City Museum. Then we march over to the Union’s Fort Snelling, the first permanent structure in Minnesota, and then head underground and learn about St. Paul’s organized crime hide outs.

113. San Antonio (Original Air Date 12-29-13)
San Antonio is rich with Texas, Mexican, and Spanish history. We make our last stand at the Alamo, and visit Missions National Historical Park. Lastly, we spelunk the Natural Bridge Caverns underground.

201. Miami (Air date 10-5-13)
Bienvenido a Miami! We take a look at the history behind Florida's modern metropolis. We visit the Ancient Spanish Monastery, see the opulence of the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and head into the swamp to learn about the Miccosukee indians.

202. Belize (Air date 10-19-13)
Un-Belizable! We're off on a Central American Mayan excursion. We head up the steps of the ancient high temple at Lamanai. Then we take a city tour of the main tourist destination, Belize City. We learn about Belize's colonial roots at the Belize City History Museum and dive the amazing Blue Hole.

203. Louisville (Air date 11-2-13)
And we're off! We learn the history of the world famous Kentucky Derby, and call our shot, at one of America's most famous brands, Louisville Slugger. Also, we zip line in the world's only underground zip line attraction, and learn about Muhammad Ali’s legacy at the Ali Center.

204. New Orleans (Air date 11-16-13)
The saints come marching in as we tour the New Orlean’s iconic St. Louis Cathedral and the mysterious Ursuline Convent. We see how floats are made and delve into Mardi Gras history at Mardi Gras World. Finally, we visit the National WWII Museum's world-class collection of memorabilia.

205. Salt Lake City (Air date 11-30-13)
Westward ho! We settle in Salt Lake City, where we learn about Brigham Young's settlement of the Utah territory and his monument at This is the Place Park. Then we dig in the dirt to find hundreds of perfectly preserved dinosaurs at the Utah Natural History museum. We'll take a look at some US aviation history at the Hill Air force Base museum, and see how life was like for the Utah pioneers at Frontier Homestead State Park.

206. Toronto (Air date 12-14-13)
TTH heads to the great white North…kind of. We visit the world class city of Toronto. There we'll head straight up the Western Hemisphere's tallest structure, the CN Tower. Next we score a look at the Hockey Hall of Fame and see a North American castle at Casa Loma. Finally we see how the British defended their city against the newly formed United States at Fort York.

207. Los Angeles (Air date 12-28-13)
Go for launch! We visit Space Shuttle Endeavor at the California Science Center. Then, we check out the glitch and glamour at the Hollywood Museum. We'll learn about the Holocaust at the Holocaust Museum and Japanese Internment during WWII at the Japanese/American National Museum. After that, we dig for bones at the famous La Brea Tar Pits.

208. St. Pete (Air date 1-11-14)
Up, up and away! We discover St. Petersburg Florida's aviation roots at the St.Pete History Museum. Then, comb your mustache, we visit the Dali Museum to look at Salvador Dali's amazing masterworks. We'll dredge the deep looking for sponges, and defend the bay at Fort Desoto.

209. Odds and Ends (Air Date 1-25-14)
This show features some segments that didn't fit in their respective episodes. We play around at the Pinball Museum in Las Vegas. Then, we salute the Commander-in-Chief at the Presidential Hall of Fame in Clermont, FL.  Also, we'll swim with real mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs in Central Florida, and cheer on “Teddy Ballgame” at the Ted Williams Hitters Hall of Fame.

301. Baltimore (Original Air Date 11-8-14)
O Say can you see? We’re in Baltimore, MD. We’ll learn about the Battle of Baltimore at Fort McHenry and the inspiration of the Star Spangled Banner. Then we dig deep into the history of Baltimore’s most famous resident, Edgar Allan Poe. We’ll sift through a huge collection of pop art and collectibles at the Geppi Museum, and learn about cracking codes at the National Cryptology museum.

302. Ottawa (Original Air Date 11-15-14)
We visit Canada’s capital city-on-a-hill in Ottawa, Ontario. We’ll sail down the famous Rideau Canal locks. We go deep into Ottawa’s Cold War history at the Diefenbunker, as well as, explore Canada’s military history at the Canadian War Museum. Then we head up the Peace Tower and take a look at the library of Parliament. Finally, we learn about Canada’s first nation’s tribes at the Canadian History Museum

303. Oslo (Original Air Date 12-20-14)
We set sail to the land of the Norseman in Oslo, Norway. We’ll climb the fort walls at Akershus Fortress and discover the North and South Poles at the Fram Museum. Then, we’ll unearth ancient viking ship treasures at the Viking Ship Museum, and we’ll brave the open waters of the Pacific with Thor Heyerdahl at the Kon-tiki museum.

304. Flagstaff (Original Air Date 12-20-14)
Get your kicks on Route 66 in Flagstaff, AZ. We’re headed to the enormous Barringer meteor crater just outside of town. Then we scan the stars for Planet X at Lowell Observatory. We’ll learn the history of the region at the Northern Arizona History Museum, and finally swing from their many ponderosa pines at the Flagstaff Extreme adventure park.

305. Albany/Saratoga Springs (Original Air Date 2-14-15)
We’ll take the Albany capital tour and learn about five former NY governors who would become US Presidents. Then, we’ll board the USS Slater and see how America defended its fleet against German U-boats in WWII. We’ll sample the mineral water in Saratoga Springs, and bet the farm at their famous thoroughbred raceway. Finally, we’ll learn how important the Battle of Saratoga was for America’s future at Saratoga battlefield.

306. Buffalo/Niagara (Original Air Date 2-21-15)
We’re exploring the other side New York state in Buffalo and Niagara. We’ll take the oath of office like Teddy, at the Roosevelt inauguration site in Buffalo. Then, we’ll take a tour of the Frank Lloyd Wright Martin house and learn about America’s most celebrated architect. We get soaked on the Maid of the Mist at breathtaking Niagara Falls, and defend the walls at Fort Niagara.

307. Belfast, Northern Ireland (Original Air Date 8-22-15)
We’re shipping off to Belfast, Northern Ireland on today’s episode. First, we’ll gawk at the world’s biggest Titanic museum. Then, we’ll learn about the province’s complicated history at the Ulster Museum. Finally, we get thrown in the slammer at the very creepy, Crumlin Road Jail.

308. Dublin, Ireland (Original Air Date 11-21-15)
We travel to the end of the rainbow in Dublin, Ireland. We’ll gawk at the Book of Kells, a holy book displayed at Trinity College. We visited the hallowed halls of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and touched famed Irishman, Daniel O’Connell’s crypt at Glasnevin Cemetery. Finally, we learn the complicated history of Irish independence at Kilmainham jail.

401. San Diego, CA (Original Air Date 01/09/16)
Get your sun tan lotion on, because we’re headed to the land of perfect weather and sunsets. We’ll sample a fish taco, climb the hundreds of steps of the California Tower, stand on the flight deck of the USS Midway, as well as, revisit San Diego’s founding on the San Salvador at the San Diego Maritime museum.

402. Montreal, Quebec (Original Air Date 02-06-16)
Bonjour! We’re headed to Quebec Province on today’s show. First, we get blown away by the thunderous pipes at Montreal’s Notre Dame Basilica. After that, we go underneath the city at the Pointe a Calliere archaeology museum. Next, we’ll learn about the native ecosystem at the gigantic, indoor, BioDome. Lastly, we’ll learn about the 1967 Montreal Expo at the structures that are still visited today.

403. Vancouver, British Columbia (Original Air Date 05-21-16)
This episode we visit the bright lights of Vancouver, Canada. We’ll swing along the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, get tranquil in Dr. Sun Yat Sen’s Chinese garden, learn about Captain Vancouver at the Vancouver Maritime Museum, dig up Cesna Em “The City Before the City” at the Museum of Vancouver, and dive into the city’s seedy underbelly at the Police Museum.

404. Boise, Idaho (Original Air Date 9-3-16)
We’ve got our own private Idaho in Boise. We’ll tour one of the most stunning buildings in the frontier west at the Idaho State Capitol, dance all night with the Basques at the Basque museum and cultural center, soar to new heights at the Warhawk Air Museum in Nampa, and get a shiver down our spines at the Idaho state penitentiary.



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