We all love gazing at the Flatirons in Boulder, Colorado. But did you know there is a giant “CU” etched into the Third Flatiron? I say etched because it has been treated with so many chemicals and mechanical devices over the years. That the letters are pretty much etched into the rock. There is even a faint “I” next to the “CU.” Spelling “ICU.” In this video, we tell the story of how those letters appeared and how to locate the damage. Continue reading Did you know there is a giant “CU” on the Boulder Flatirons?
There are two aging pillars at the east border of Boulder and Erie, Colorado. I have always wondered what these were used for. But just found out they are a WWI Memorial. Continue reading What are those pillars at the City of Boulder border?
In 1917, Ex-President Teddy Roosevelt was staying at the Long Island village of Oyster Bay, NY. At the time Woodrow Wilson was president. And WWI was raging on. In this short news reel, he is seen calling on Oyster Bay neighbors during Christmas in 1917. Continue reading Let’s Look at Historical Footage of Teddy Roosevelt During the Holidays – Oyster Bay 1917
Did you know that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer originated from the department store Montgomery Ward. Rudolph made his first screen appearance in 1948 as a holiday greeting from the department store. The 1948 version was called, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer With Christmas Greetings From Montgomery Ward.” Continue reading The Original Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Fort Pulaski National Monument is located on Cockspur Island between Savannah and Tybee Island, Georgia. And was the site of a famed Civil War battle with General Sherman. Continue reading Fort Pulaski National Monument – A Civil War Fort Scarred
In Eastern Wyoming, just north of Cheyenne, Wyoming, you can catch up with the Wyoming section of the historical Oregon Trail. There are several wondrous historical places visit in this area. Not only Oregon Trail destinations, but the Pony Express, Mormon Trial, California Trail & Fort Laramie. Continue reading Oregon Trail in Eastern Wyoming
New England Vampire Lore & It’s Connection with Tuberculosis. Archaeologists have found graves of bodies that have been disturbed by locals that believe in vampires. Thinking it would stop the spread of tuberculosis. Continue reading New England Vampire Lore & It’s Connection with Tuberculosis
On this episode of The Strange podcast and Talk Show, we talk two different stories about Washington. First, we will talk about my own story of how I was across the street from the Pentagon on a fateful day. We will also talk about the British coming into Washington in 1814. And the strange theory that a huge freak storm drove them out of Washington. Were they the victims of The Little Ice Age? Continue reading Two Historical Stories About Washington
The podcast by YouTubers Colorado Martini that finds strange and curious subjects you want to know more about. On The Strange Podcast, Colorado Martini brings subject matter experts to the table to discuss and find unusual and obscure destinations and subjects. We love talking about hidden, strange and haunted history. The podcast that brings stories alive and to forefront in an intriguing and interesting matter. … Continue reading The Strange Podcast
Did you know there is a tie between tuberculosis & Vampires lore? More than 200 years after the hysteria of the Salem Witch Trials, another hysteria struck New England. It was the fear of vampires. During the 19th century, the spread of tuberculosis claimed the lives of entire families in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, and other parts of the New England states. The folklorist and author of Food for the Dead, Dr. Michael Bell will enlighten us on how New Englander’s tried to rid their houses and communities of this disease by claiming the dead were Vampires. They would desecrate the graves to rid the evil from the towns. Continue reading Tuberculosis & Vampire Lore