You may know about the major events during America's history, but the little known happenings are equally fascinating and possibly just as important. The first part of this production looks at important little known events such as:
Little Known Facts
- When time zones and road maps first help organize American's lives.
- The origins of te Ferris wheel, tissue paper and the potato chip.
- The founding of the YMCA
- The first stagecoach drivers, phone operators adn even Baseball umpires... and many more!
also looks at the uncommon tales of America's lesser-known explorers and pioneers. Jedidiah Smith, Adolphus Greely, John Colter, John Muir, Hiram Bingham, Henry Dreyfuss, Nikolai Tesla and many others may not have famous names, but they paved paths of innovation in exploration and science which has left a substantial impact on the growth and success of America. These stories are timeless and will be enjoyed by all ages.60 minutes.
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