Travel Tru History
TTH as it’s known, is a 30 minute television
show and blog in its 4th season. It has broadcast nationwide,
twice-a-week, on the MeTV television network for the
last four years.
The show also now plays on nearly all Streaming Television
This blog-style, high-energy show, narrated by our
host, Jillian Young, tells the story of a city in a
unique way, while showcasing its attractions.
The main purpose of TTH is to get viewers to travel
by getting them excited about the locations in the
show. We feel that travel is a catalyst for learning
and understanding our world community.
Travel Thru History airs four times per week, nationally
on the MeTV network in the U.S.
• MeTV airs in 95% of the US.
• 165 Television Markets
• 110,000,000 viewers have access to MeTV
• Show airs Saturday and Sunday at 9am and 9:30am ESTTTH airs on the following
streaming platforms globally:
TTH has its own channel listed on each platform
featuring the show logo, episode information, and
While cable is suffering from subscriber loss,
millions of streaming devices are purchased every
Our deal with Future Today Inc. allows us to be
a part of their partner network. FTI is the leading
producer of travel channel applications for streaming
devices with over 200 channels and 3 million app
TTH episodes are also shown on FTI partner travel
and lifestyle channels, like TripUSA, that receive
tens of thousands of views.
The official TTH audio podcast reaches a whole new
audience of commuters who choose to consume the show
as an audio-only podcast. The iTunes store is the
largest application for podcast downloading, with
millions of downloads and viewings occurring per
TTH is engaged with its audience and active across
all social media platforms including weekly postings
on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and the
The show’s blog features weekly article content
tailored to the TTH demographic. Showcased are ideas
for family travel destinations including links to
attractions visited on the show.
TTH always comes from an educational perspective
and the Quick History Section of the blog is perfect
for interesting tidbits for the history lover.
Every episode of the show is available on the website,
as well as, behind-the-scenes video.
TTH Master Episode List
101. Space Coast (Original Air Date 10-6-12)
In this episode we visit the Kennedy Space Center located
on Florida’s famous “Space Coast.” We’ll
speak to NASA engineers about the past, present and
future of American space travel, as well as take a
look at the attractions KSC has to offer.
102. Las Vegas (Original Air Date 10-13-12)
In this episode we explore Las Vegas’ lesser
known past. We visit the National Atomic Testing museum
to learn about how the desert outside of Vegas was
used for testing America’s secret nuclear weapons.
We also visit the Mormon Fort, the first permanent
non-native settlement in the area, as well as the Neon
103. Key West (Original Air Date 10-20-12)
We’re on island time for this episode. We learn
about the Key’s treasure hunting history at the
Mel Fisher Museum. Then we’ll explore Fort Jefferson,
an isolated fort in the Gulf of Mexico that defended
the islands. American literature enthusiasts will enjoy
a look at Ernest Hemingway’s Key West home, where
some of his most famous works were penned.
104. Savannah (Original Air Date 10-27-12)
We visit the old south and enjoy some sweet tea in
Savannah. On this episode, we’ll stroll the city’s
beautiful squares, as well as visit it’s civil
war past at Old Fort Jackson. Then, we head up the
stairs of the famous Tybee Island lighthouse and visit
the Savannah Railroad museum.
105. St. Augustine (Original Air Date 11-3-12)
First, we’ll take a sip from the distinctively
tasting Fountain of Youth. Then we’ll touch the
coquina walls of the undefeated Castillo San Marcos.
We’ll separate pirate truth from pirate myth
at the appropriately named, Pirate Museum, and cure
what ails us at the oldest General Store.
106. Denver (Original Air Date 11-10-12)
We head underground and visit the Hidee Gold Mine to
see how this most precious material is obtained. Then
we get a tour of the brand new History Colorado Center
where we’ll explore Colorado’s past through
first hand stories and interactive attractions.
107. Hoover Dam (Original Air Date 11-17-12)
Marvel at the site of America’s most famous water
dam. We’ll learn about how the Hoover Dam was
built, why it’s necessary, and take a behind
the scenes look at its inner workings.
108. Philadelphia (Original Air Date 11-24-12).
The city of brotherly love does not disappoint history
lovers. We visit Independence hall, the liberty bell,
Elfreth's alley, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and
get creeped out at America's first penitentiary, Eastern
109. Nashville (Original Air Date 12-1-13)
This country music Mecca has a plethora of American
history to explore. We’ll stand on the stage
of the Grand Ole Opry, visit the home of the 7th US
President Andrew Jackson, and visit the largest recreation
of the Parthenon outside of Greece.
110. Wilmington (Original Air Date 12-8-13)
America’s military history is on display on the
decks of the USS North Carolina. Then we visit the
historic Confederate Fort Fisher civil war museum and
learn about the Carolina’s role in the civil
111. Austin (Original Air Date 12-15-13)
The live music capital of the US has an interesting
past. Take an in depth look at one of Austin’s
oldest hotels, The Driskill. Then we’ll learn
about Texan independence in the Bob Bullock History
museum. Finally, we’ll end up at one of Austin’s
most historic buildings, the Texas state capitol.
112. Minneapolis (Original Air Date 12-22-13)
We’ll find out why they called Minneapolis the “Mill
City” when we visit the Mill City Museum. Then
we march over to the Union’s Fort Snelling, the
first permanent structure in Minnesota, and then head
underground and learn about St. Paul’s organized
crime hide outs.
113. San Antonio (Original Air Date 12-29-13)
San Antonio is rich with Texas, Mexican, and Spanish
history. We make our last stand at the Alamo, and visit
Missions National Historical Park. Lastly, we spelunk
the Natural Bridge Caverns underground.
201. Miami (Air date 10-5-13)
Bienvenido a Miami! We take a look at the history behind
Florida's modern metropolis. We visit the Ancient Spanish
Monastery, see the opulence of the Vizcaya Museum and
Gardens, and head into the swamp to learn about the
202. Belize (Air date 10-19-13)
Un-Belizable! We're off on a Central American Mayan
excursion. We head up the steps of the ancient high
temple at Lamanai. Then we take a city tour of the
main tourist destination, Belize City. We learn about
Belize's colonial roots at the Belize City History
Museum and dive the amazing Blue Hole.
203. Louisville (Air date 11-2-13)
And we're off! We learn the history of the world famous
Kentucky Derby, and call our shot, at one of America's
most famous brands, Louisville Slugger. Also, we zip
line in the world's only underground zip line attraction,
and learn about Muhammad Ali’s legacy at the
204. New Orleans (Air date 11-16-13)
The saints come marching in as we tour the New Orlean’s
iconic St. Louis Cathedral and the mysterious Ursuline
Convent. We see how floats are made and delve into
Mardi Gras history at Mardi Gras World. Finally, we
visit the National WWII Museum's world-class collection
205. Salt Lake City (Air date 11-30-13)
Westward ho! We settle in Salt Lake City, where we
learn about Brigham Young's settlement of the Utah
territory and his monument at This is the Place Park.
Then we dig in the dirt to find hundreds of perfectly
preserved dinosaurs at the Utah Natural History museum.
We'll take a look at some US aviation history at the
Hill Air force Base museum, and see how life was like
for the Utah pioneers at Frontier Homestead State Park.
206. Toronto (Air date 12-14-13)
TTH heads to the great white North…kind of. We
visit the world class city of Toronto. There we'll
head straight up the Western Hemisphere's tallest structure,
the CN Tower. Next we score a look at the Hockey Hall
of Fame and see a North American castle at Casa Loma.
Finally we see how the British defended their city
against the newly formed United States at Fort York.
207. Los Angeles (Air date 12-28-13)
Go for launch! We visit Space Shuttle Endeavor at the
California Science Center. Then, we check out the glitch
and glamour at the Hollywood Museum. We'll learn about
the Holocaust at the Holocaust Museum and Japanese
Internment during WWII at the Japanese/American National
Museum. After that, we dig for bones at the famous
La Brea Tar Pits.
208. St. Pete (Air date 1-11-14)
Up, up and away! We discover St. Petersburg Florida's
aviation roots at the St.Pete History Museum. Then,
comb your mustache, we visit the Dali Museum to look
at Salvador Dali's amazing masterworks. We'll dredge
the deep looking for sponges, and defend the bay at
209. Odds and Ends (Air Date 1-25-14)
This show features some segments that didn't fit in
their respective episodes. We play around at the
Pinball Museum in Las Vegas. Then, we salute the Commander-in-Chief
at the Presidential Hall of Fame in Clermont, FL. Also,
we'll swim with real mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs
in Central Florida, and cheer on “Teddy Ballgame” at
the Ted Williams Hitters Hall of Fame.
301. Baltimore (Original Air Date 11-8-14)
O Say can you see? We’re in Baltimore, MD. We’ll
learn about the Battle of Baltimore at Fort McHenry
and the inspiration of the Star Spangled Banner. Then
we dig deep into the history of Baltimore’s most
famous resident, Edgar Allan Poe. We’ll sift
through a huge collection of pop art and collectibles
at the Geppi Museum, and learn about cracking codes
at the National Cryptology museum.
302. Ottawa (Original Air Date 11-15-14)
We visit Canada’s capital city-on-a-hill in Ottawa,
Ontario. We’ll sail down the famous Rideau Canal
locks. We go deep into Ottawa’s Cold War history
at the Diefenbunker, as well as, explore Canada’s
military history at the Canadian War Museum. Then we
head up the Peace Tower and take a look at the library
of Parliament. Finally, we learn about Canada’s
first nation’s tribes at the Canadian History
303. Oslo (Original Air Date 12-20-14)
We set sail to the land of the Norseman in Oslo, Norway.
We’ll climb the fort walls at Akershus Fortress
and discover the North and South Poles at the Fram
Museum. Then, we’ll unearth ancient viking ship
treasures at the Viking Ship Museum, and we’ll
brave the open waters of the Pacific with Thor Heyerdahl
at the Kon-tiki museum.
304. Flagstaff (Original Air Date 12-20-14)
Get your kicks on Route 66 in Flagstaff, AZ. We’re
headed to the enormous Barringer meteor crater just
outside of town. Then we scan the stars for Planet
X at Lowell Observatory. We’ll learn the history
of the region at the Northern Arizona History Museum,
and finally swing from their many ponderosa pines at
the Flagstaff Extreme adventure park.
305. Albany/Saratoga Springs (Original Air Date 2-14-15)
We’ll take the Albany capital tour and learn
about five former NY governors who would become US
Presidents. Then, we’ll board the USS Slater
and see how America defended its fleet against German
U-boats in WWII. We’ll sample the mineral water
in Saratoga Springs, and bet the farm at their famous
thoroughbred raceway. Finally, we’ll learn how
important the Battle of Saratoga was for America’s
future at Saratoga battlefield.
306. Buffalo/Niagara (Original Air Date 2-21-15)
We’re exploring the other side New York state
in Buffalo and Niagara. We’ll take the oath of
office like Teddy, at the Roosevelt inauguration site
in Buffalo. Then, we’ll take a tour of the Frank
Lloyd Wright Martin house and learn about America’s
most celebrated architect. We get soaked on the Maid
of the Mist at breathtaking Niagara Falls, and defend
the walls at Fort Niagara.
307. Belfast, Northern Ireland (Original Air Date 8-22-15)
We’re shipping off to Belfast, Northern Ireland
on today’s episode. First, we’ll gawk at
the world’s biggest Titanic museum. Then, we’ll
learn about the province’s complicated history
at the Ulster Museum. Finally, we get thrown in the
slammer at the very creepy, Crumlin Road Jail.
308. Dublin, Ireland (Original Air Date 11-21-15)
We travel to the end of the rainbow in Dublin, Ireland.
We’ll gawk at the Book of Kells, a holy book
displayed at Trinity College. We visited the hallowed
halls of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and touched
famed Irishman, Daniel O’Connell’s crypt
at Glasnevin Cemetery. Finally, we learn the complicated
history of Irish independence at Kilmainham jail.
401. San Diego, CA (Original Air Date 01/09/16)
Get your sun tan lotion on, because we’re headed
to the land of perfect weather and sunsets. We’ll
sample a fish taco, climb the hundreds of steps of
the California Tower, stand on the flight deck of the
USS Midway, as well as, revisit San Diego’s founding
on the San Salvador at the San Diego Maritime museum.
402. Montreal, Quebec (Original Air Date 02-06-16)
Bonjour! We’re headed to Quebec Province on today’s
show. First, we get blown away by the thunderous pipes
at Montreal’s Notre Dame Basilica. After that,
we go underneath the city at the Pointe a Calliere
archaeology museum. Next, we’ll learn about the
native ecosystem at the gigantic, indoor, BioDome.
Lastly, we’ll learn about the 1967 Montreal Expo
at the structures that are still visited today.
403. Vancouver, British Columbia (Original Air Date
This episode we visit the bright lights of Vancouver,
Canada. We’ll swing along the famous Capilano
Suspension Bridge, get tranquil in Dr. Sun Yat Sen’s
Chinese garden, learn about Captain Vancouver at the
Vancouver Maritime Museum, dig up Cesna Em “The
City Before the City” at the Museum of Vancouver,
and dive into the city’s seedy underbelly at
the Police Museum.
404. Boise, Idaho (Original Air Date 9-3-16)
We’ve got our own private Idaho in Boise. We’ll
tour one of the most stunning buildings in the frontier
west at the Idaho State Capitol, dance all night with
the Basques at the Basque museum and cultural center,
soar to new heights at the Warhawk Air Museum in Nampa,
and get a shiver down our spines at the Idaho state