The George Washington Carver Museum

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of Garret Morgan, but you’ve been impacted by his inventions.  But incredibly, there were some who would not use his products, not because they didn’t do their job, but for another reason…

Two Doors To the Same Building

When I went to this building to do today’s feature, I was a little confused.  There were two front doors and it was difficult to figure out where to enter.  What was confusing to me, was commonplace a few decades ago…

Taking School To the Students

In the days when it was difficult for some to come to school, the school went to the students.  And in this case, the teacher was one a renowned scientist teaching practical tips for farmers to survive…

Music That Still Resonates Today

His life and career ended way too soon.  A promising life in country music was cut short before he reached the age of 30.  Yet his music still resonates with fans of all ages…

Hiram King Williams

Today we feature the story of Hiram King Williams.  Not heard of him?  You probably have, but you just know him by another name…

A Home With a Wraparound Porch in Georgiana, Alabama

Wind onto a side street in tiny Georgiana, Alabama and you’ll find a home with a broad covered wraparound porch.  It’s a beautiful place in its own right.  Then add to that fact the boy who lived here, and now you’ve got visitors from around the globe…

The Right to Vote

Today, many Americans don’t think much about the right to vote.  Yes, we do vote, and we should vote – but actually having the right to vote – well, we don’t think about so much about it since it’s a right all adults in the country have.  However, to this lady, it means much more.  For she led the fight for that right for all of us…

One Young Woman’s Challenge

Today’s story is one that will stir your emotions.  It is a story that can bring a tear but also make you angry.  It’s the story of one young woman’s challenge wrapped inside a much bigger event..

Getting Arrested Three Times

Normally our parents would not like the idea of their children being arrested by the police.  In this case, one mother understood why her daughter got arrested three times…

Part of the Selma Civil Rights March

The year was 1965.  Diane’s mother wanted to be a part of the civil rights marches in town, but her participation might cost her her job.  That’s when Dianne and her brother found themselves a part of a movement to win the voting rights of their parents’ generation and much more…

Growing Up in Selma

Dianne Harris grew up in Selma, Alabama.  The city is still her home today.  Perhaps she could never have imagined the turmoil that she would see though as a teenager in this Alabama town…

A Tribute to a Bug

In the middle of a busy intersection you will find one of the most unique monuments in the world.  While some cities honor a city founder or a local hero, this city honors a bug – yes a real life insect that helped the area get back on its feet…

When Cotton Was No Longer King

Cotton was king in the southern U.S. in the early 20th century.  However it was one of the tiniest of creatures that dethroned the crop as supreme in the south…

Nothing Here to See?

Some people who come here will say there’s nothing to see. However, others will find things everywhere both from the past and in the present.  It’s unique place that will bring about your imagination and much more…

The Forgotten Capital

Maybe you had to memorize the state capitals when you were in elementary school.  Today’s feature is about one that just about everyone had forgotten…until now…

Establishing a State Capital

When the thirteen colonies began to grow into more states, those new governments had to establish capitals.  Many of those spots already had some sort of town or city in existence, but that was not the case for this new town carved out of the wilderness to serve that role…

Uncovering Treasure in Lost Luggage

Some describe it as a hunt for lost treasure.  Others think it would be like hitting the lottery.  It’s a unique hunt through the lost luggage of the airlines to see the valuable and not-so-valuable items we’ve left behind…

Losing Parts of Your F-16

Who would pack a surfboard in their luggage to go on an airplane?  Someone did, and then lost the surfboard.  Someone else took a pair of McDonald’s golden arches – and then there’s the person that lost the guidance system to a F16.  The unique menagerie all wound up here…

Where Does Lost Luggage Go?

Where does lost luggage go?  Perhaps you’ve wondered that if you’ve ever landed at an airport and your bags didn’t arrive.  Today we tell you where that luggage most likely gone if you don’t soon locate it…

A Very Large Museum to Industry

It’s the kind of place kids would love to climb around, on and through.  It’s also a place that tells and important part of America’s industrial age…