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Fort Skills: Music Guild

Welcome to Fort Nisqually Living History Museum’s YouTube channel. My name is Robyn Burns. I am a fort volunteer and I help organize the music guild at the Fort. Right now, however, I am in the Burns Violin shop in Tacoma, Washington. During this corona virus pandemic we are staying home and staying safe. I …

Welcome to Fort Nisqually Living History Museum

Welcome to Fort Nisqually Living History Museum

Hello and welcome to Fort Nisqually Living History Museum’s YouTube channel. My name is Jim Lauderdale. I’m the museum supervisor here at Fort Nisqually You probably already know that here at Fort Nisqually our mission is to engage a diverse regional audience with Puget Sound’s first globally connected settlement, through historic preservation experiential learning and …

Parkview celebrates Black History Month

Parkview celebrates Black History Month

Black history is so integrated with American history, and I think black history is really every day. It’s 365 days a year. Just as any other Americans, we’ve contributed greatly to our society and what we enjoy today. Being a father of 3 daughters, it makes me think about the world that lies ahead, and …

A Mini Guide to Medieval Castles | Animated History

A Mini Guide to Medieval Castles | Animated History

A medieval castle had two purposes: it was both a fortification and the home of a lord. The first castles were just earthwork enclosures. Later, earth mounds and timber towers were built, forming a type of castle called a motte and bailey. However, the timber constructions were vulnerable to fire, so shell keeps were built …

Exploring an Abandoned Fortress!

Exploring an Abandoned Fortress!

(suspenseful music) (panting) – Mario! Mark! Where are you? (tropical music) As you leave the coast of Portland, Maine, behind, you don’t have to travel far to find adventure. And today, the crew and I are going to explore an abandoned island that is home to one incredible historic landmark. Located in Casco Bay, Hog …