Don visits a statue that serves as a reminder of bare-cheeked bravery in Coventry, England; and recalls the demise of a mentalist who's buried in New York's Green-Wood Cemetery. Also: the story of a feathered fashion statement in the Florida Everglades.
Host Don Wildman visits a 200-foot-tall column commemorating the Great Fire of London in 1666; explores the story of a bootlegger who exposed hypocrisy in Congress during the Prohibition era; and travels to Genoa, Nev., to view a monument to an intrepid frontiersman who introduced a winter pastime to the American West during the Gold Rush.
The host travels to England to learn more about the Gunpowder Plot of 1605; visits a Wyoming mountain where he discovers a survival story that inspired America's first national park; and explains the connection between an unassuming Massachusetts night deposit box and the biggest bank robbery in U.S. history.
Don visits a plaza in Sweden that was at the center of an infamous heist; and a monument in Florida that offers a reminder of a near-catastrophic war. Also: the story of a Virginia activist who fought for educational opportunities for all students.
Don travels to Pasadena, Cal., to explore the mysterious death of a renowned scientist with ties to the occult. Also: the shocking murder of a flamboyant young heir with a celebrity wife; and the true story of a deadly disaster on Mount Everest.
The host visits a monument to a great moment in English sporting history found in the London neighborhood of West Ham; and tours a cemetery in St. Petersburg, Fla., that honors an undertaker who inadvertently revolutionized the way people communicate. Also: remembering a Union defeat at Manassas National Battlefield Park in Virginia.
Don examines a simple plaque that pays salute to a young boy and his pig; explores a medieval tower that allegedly inspired a beloved children's verse; and recalls an audacious flight to freedom during a visit to a historic grave.
Host Don Wildman tours a prison fortress in London that inspired a risky bid for the throne of England; examines a sculpture honoring the civil rights era; and looks into the story of a novelist who was the target of a smear campaign.
A Harlem memorial dedicated to little-known World War I heroes who battled both abroad and at home is visited; and the story of a tenacious jockey is revealed during a trip to a California racetrack. Also: The inventor of Braille is remembered in Paris.
A daring escape is recalled, along with the story of a Hollywood scandal that changed the movie industry. Also: The host visits a statue of a pioneering scientist whose best friend helped him devise a life-saving treatment.
In the Season 3 premiere, host Don Wildman recalls the brazen heist of the Stone of Destiny in London; remembers the day Niagara Falls ran dry; and visits the prison where Mary Todd Lincoln was once confined.