Is history worth saving? The answer from every sector of America is a resounding “YES!” The remnants of the past hold incredible value for us in the present. But resurrecting faded legacies takes dedication, time, and effort.
Across our great country ordinary people are going to extraordinary lengths to save our history. We are joining this silent army over the miles with our cameras; meeting and talking to volunteers, professionals, craftsmen, engineers, artists, musicians and thousands of others who share our love of America.
This is your invitation to join us on our trek to find people “Saving Americana.”
Big Stories Of Americana Is The Full-Length Treatment Of Programs We’ve Spent Years Developing On Many Topics.
“History Heroes” are profiles of people young and old we meet along the way sharing their love of the past.
Everywhere we go there is the “Music of Americana”. A soundtrack of local music and song superseding the stories and pictures.
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In “Small Town Americana”, we visit off-the-interstate places that seem unchanged.
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very cool series
A massive, years-long effort to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal is nearing completion with a dramatic work of art to honor the workers. The final six bronze sculptures of the Lock Tenders on the Erie Canal are nearly finished at a foundry in Loveland, Colorado. Artist Susan...
A reenactment of the Pony Express ride is in the history books for 2023. Riders left Sacramento, California on June 7th, heading east and arriving in St. Joseph, Missouri June 17th. The "Re-Ride" was organized by the National Pony Express Association. Some 600 plus riders took part in the event in...
The popular Civil War Days in Duncan Mills, California has been cancelled. It was called off last year due to Covid. This year road construction on a key access road to the property is the issue. Organizers hope to restart the event, in West Sonoma County north of San Francisco, next year. It...