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Three Sisters and the Little Brother of War

"Three Sisters and the Little Brother of War" A Cherokee couple explain a few things about their culture, including stickball, the blowgun, the dish known as Three Sisters, and a sport so dangerous it became known as the Little Brother of …

A Big Hat to Fill

"A Big Hat to Fill" -- You'll never guess who History Bill ran into at the Abraham Lincoln Museum! Click here to see it on youtube. …

Dried Apples and Rat Bites

"Dried Apples and Rat Bites" Visiting Sumner County's Rock Castle mansion in 1800, History Bill encounters General Daniel Smith along with his friends -- a Frenchman from "Illin-wah"; the dapper publisher of Tennessee's n…

Journey through the Gap

"Journey through the Gap" -- History Bill gets lost on his way to the Cumberland Gap. Fortunately he finds Daniel Boone, who helps him on his way. But things get pretty scary, in this video sponsored by Corrections Corporation of America.…

Doctor Death, Fort Surgeon

"Doctor Death, Fort Surgeon" Can anything be worse than this throbbing, aching leg? History Bill wanders back to the 1750s and meets fort surgeon, Dr. Maurice Anderson, whose medicinals, operating instruments and capital kit scares him ba…