‘History’

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Where Home Is a Tight Squeeze

August 23, 2019 4:00 pm

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How many presidents can come from 1 state? Well, right now, the answer is 8 presidents, and those 8 were born in Virginia! The next closest state is...

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The 40th-ish State

August 19, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today we’re visiting either the 39th or the 40th state to join our country: North Dakota! We don’t know whether North or South Dakota became a state first. The President...

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You Donut Wanna Miss Mass

August 18, 2019 4:00 pm

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Massachusetts might be the trickiest state name to spell. But people here spell one treat the easier way: donut. Massachusetts is wild for Dunkin’ Donuts, or as locals...

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Crabby and Merry

August 15, 2019 4:00 pm

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Well, our next state is actually called Maryland, not merry land. But there are plenty of reasons to be happy we’re here! Maryland is one of just 6...

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A Perfect 10

August 14, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today our road trip takes us to the only state with a number in its name: Tennessee! This state also has a pretty cool shape. Thanks to its...

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A Snacky State of Mind

August 12, 2019 4:00 pm

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Pennsylvania is home to the Liberty Bell, which is 3 feet tall and weighs more than 2,000 pounds. But you won’t find Pennsylvania written on the Liberty Bell....

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A Wheel-y Impressive State

August 11, 2019 4:00 pm

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Illinois is home to the city of Chicago, where the world’s first “skyscrapers” were built. But it’s also where the world’s first Ferris wheel was built! Back in...

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Show Me a Waffle

August 10, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today is Missouri’s birthday, and what better way to celebrate than with a waffle cone? After all, waffle cones were invented here in 1904. It was another great...

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I Owe a Lot to Iowa

August 8, 2019 4:00 pm

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Today’s the perfect time to travel to Iowa, because it’s holding its big state fair! The Iowa State Fair is one of our country’s biggest and best-known. More than 1...

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Going Nuts Over Burgers

August 6, 2019 4:00 pm

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Montana is often called Big Sky Country. But it’s got big land, too – it’s our 4th-largest state. And on that land, you can find big herds of...

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