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Traveling the Green Book
The History Fangirl Podcast

Traveling the Green Book

  Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe     In the first half of the 20th century, the automobile became a symbol of freedom to American families. Middle-class families able to afford their own car were no longer restricted to train or bus timetables, and […]

Atlanta’s Ponce City Market
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Atlanta’s Ponce City Market

   Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe     One of the fascinating things about the city of Atlanta, Georgia is how often it has had to change and adapt to forces around it. Sometimes it’s gone kicking and screaming, and sometimes it’s forged […]

Space Tourism in Houston, Texas
The History Fangirl Podcast

Space Tourism in Houston, Texas

While the History Fangirl Podcast has typically gone around the world to find the most fascinating stories, today we’re taking our eyes off the Earth and casting our gaze starward. Today’s guest is Valerie Stimac, an accomplished travel writer in her own right, who has started a unique site at […]

Penn Station: Sacrificial Lamb
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Penn Station: Sacrificial Lamb

If you’ve ever been to New York City, there’s a good chance you traveled through Penn Station at some point. And then you instantly regretted it. On today’s episode, my guest is Greg Young of the famous Bowery Boys podcast, and we talk about the sad history of Penn Station, […]

The Brooklyn Bridge
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The Brooklyn Bridge

Listen to the Episode “The Brooklyn Bridge”     Listen and Subscribe in iTunes Other ways to Listen and Subscribe       The construction of the Brooklyn Bridge changed New York City forever, connecting the suburb to Manhattan, and establishing the borough as a vital part of the city’s […]