DEPARTURES AND DESTINATIONS

Railroad History Comes Alive at Steamtown Historic National Site in Scranton PA

February 24, 2021

SCRANTON, PA -- Located in the heart of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Steamtown National Historic Site offers visitors an exciting look into one of the first rail lines built in the northeast. The park is built on the former site of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, one of the earliest and most important rail lines in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Steamtown features a large collection of ...

Presidents Day 2021: George Washington Headquarters at New Jersey's Dey Mansion

WAYNE, NJ -- Commemorating Presidents' Day 2021, TAPintoTV revisits the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. 

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen County Militia ...

Local Chefs Teach Online Cooking Classes to Fight Food Insecurity in Hudson Valley NY

HUDSON VALLEY, NY -- Janet Irizarry, the founder of Hudson Valley Eats, spoke with Brian Brodeur about her latest initiative, “Cooking For A Cause”. Irizarry started Hudson Valley Eats, whose main goal is to “make sure that everyone in the Hudson Valley eats, not just those who can afford it.” 

During the pandemic, it is hard for people to afford their basic ...

Experience Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Life and Legacy in Atlanta GA, Birmingham AL and Memphis TN

SOUTHERN U.S. -- TAPintoTV recently visited Atlanta, Memphis and Birmingham, where we traveled in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Atlanta is the birthplace of Dr. King, and is also home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park. The 35-acre park is comprised of several buildings, and the Visitor Center museum contains ...

When Electoral History Passed Through Georgia: Follow Jimmy Carter's Path to the Presidency

ATLANTA, GA -- Jimmy Carter was the first and only president to be a born in Georgia, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum can be found in Freedom Park in the heart of Atlanta.

Though we know the story of the peanut farmer who rose to national heights, there’s much more to learn about the early life of James Earl Carter, Jr. here, including his early career in ...

Dickens Village in Maplewood NJ Celebrates the Holiday Season with New Pandemic Safety Measures

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ -- TAPintoTV's Stephanie Willoughby visited Maplewood's Dickens Village in 2019, and the community tradition of re-creating the village from Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" continues in Ricalton Square this year featuring special pandemic-related safety measures.

Dickens Village will be open to the public from 1pm - 3pm on December ...

The 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrims Landing at Plymouth Rock and the History of Thanksgiving

PLYMOUTH, MA --  This year marks the 400th anniversary of the historic landing of the pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. A ship named the Mayflower set sail from England and eventually arrived at Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts in 1620. The pilgrims originally tried to sail to Virginia, which was already an established colony at that time. However, rough seas and storms took them off course and they ...

Visit the Home of One of America's Most Celebrated Poets: The Robert Frost Stone House Museum

SHAFTSBURY, VT -- Erin McKenny, Director of the Robert Frost Stone House Museum, joined TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the museum and the lasting legacy of one of America's most celebrated poets.

We know whose woods these were—Robert Frost lived in the home for nine years starting in 1920. The home is located in Shaftsbury, Vermont, and is operated by Bennington College.

SpaceX Making History at Kennedy Space Center with First Commercial Crew Rotation Flight to ISS

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA -- Based at Kennedy Space Center, SpaceX continues to make history with the first commercial crew rotation flight to the International Space Station. The Crew Dragon is scheduled to launch on Sunday Nov. 15 and arrive at the ISS on Monday, Nov. 16 with a crew of four: Commander Michael Hopkins, Pilot Victor Glover, and Mission ...

Clinton NJ: Visit This Surprising Small Town Featured in HomeGrown The Series

Stephanie Willoughby, host of TAPintoTV's original series HomeGrown, visited Clinton NJ in 2019 to discover the stories and people that make the community special.
 
Located in Hunterdon County in a picturesque setting on the Raritan River, Clinton boasts a thriving and walkable downtown with a mix of cafés, stores, and small businesses. Clinton has historic ...

New York State Park Provides Historic Home for Saratoga Springs Automobile Museum

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY -- Dustin Lanterman, Communications Director and Facilities Manager of the Saratoga Auto Museum, joined TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, to discuss the history behind the automobile museum as well as the unique story of its founding.

Lanterman explained that the concept of an auto museum came about in the late 90s by Carol Cooke, who was “the ...

From Peanuts to President: Experience the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library in Atlanta Georgia

ATLANTA, GA -- Jimmy Carter was the first and only president to be a born in Georgia, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum can be found in Freedom Park in the heart of Atlanta.

Though we know the story of the peanut farmer who rose to national heights, there’s much more to learn about the early life of James Earl Carter, Jr. here, including his early career in ...

Presidential Library Honors FDR: The Only U.S. President Elected to Four Terms

HYDE PARK, NY -- The FDR Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, New York, is an exploration of the life and times of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the only American president to be elected to four terms.

The FDR Library was the very first presidential library ever created. It opened in June of 1941, during FDR’s third term. Roosevelt was deeply involved in the process, and ...

Visit the Birthplace of Rock and Roll: Behind the Scenes at the Legendary Sun Studio in Memphis

MEMPHIS, TN -- The legendary Sun Studio in Memphis Tennessee, was founded by Sam Phillips in 1950, and is considered the birthplace of Rock and Roll music. Artists like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, got their start in this recording studio. TAPintoTV takes you behind the scenes--literally into the studio control room--to speak to recording engineer Ples Hampton and operations ...

The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum Chronicles the Life and Accomplishments of the 39th U.S. President

ATLANTA, GA -- Right in the heart of Atlanta lies an oasis of green, Freedom Park, which houses the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum. 

Carter was the first and only president to be a native of Georgia. Though we know the story of the peanut farmer who rose to national heights, there’s much more to learn about the early life of James Earl Carter, Jr. here, including his ...

There's No Debate: FDR Library is a Must-See US Presidential History and Tourism Destination

HYDE PARK, NY -- The FDR Presidential Library & Museum in Hyde Park, New York, is an exploration not only of the life and times of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but a retrospective of some of the most perilous times in 20th century American History. 

The FDR Library was the very first presidential library ever created. It opened in June of 1941, during FDR’s third term. Roosevelt ...

NJ Apple Picking Farm Provides Husky Dogs a Better Life

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help rid the orchard of critters and provide a better life ...

"Christine" Movie Car and Rare Pierce Arrow Featured at Saratoga Automobile Museum Annual Auction

Saratoga Automobile Museum Communication Director, Dustin Lanterman, joins TAPintoTV Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, to discuss the museum's diverse collection of vehicles and upcoming annual auction.

The Saratoga Auto Museum can be found in the former Bottling Plant of Saratoga Spa State Park. The Bottling Plant building size and location provided the perfect venue to establish the ...

Retracing Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Steps through the South

SOUTHERN U.S. -- TAPintoTV recently visited Atlanta, Memphis and Birmingham, where we traveled in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Atlanta is the birthplace of Dr. King, and is also home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park. The 35-acre park is comprised of several buildings, and the Visitor Center museum contains ...