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AMERICANA FIELD UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS

Offered to connect clients with the wide-ranging heritage of America. These tours include trips on the great American trail system such as the Santa Fe and Pony Express, or the timeless Route 66, and heritage sites in states like Virginia, Texas, and regions such as the great Southwest. These are usually bus tours of eight to 12 days in length.

  • The Pony Express: A Romantic Failure • July 8-16, 2018
    Americana Field University Programs
  • Virginia 400: Virginia on the Half Shell • Nov. 1-11, 2018
    Americana Field University Programs
Pony Express route 1860-1861 / Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division
Commanders Quarters at Fort Bridger / Photo courtesy of NPS.gov
The Pony Express: A Romantic Failure • July 8-16, 2018

Few innovations have captured the imagination and spirit of the Wild West more than the Pony Express. This program traces portions of the long and lonely route, stirring up enthralling stories of the past. With Neil Mangum, from Kansas City, MO.

 

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Photo courtesy of NPS.gov
Virginia 400: Virginia on the Half Shell • Nov. 1-11, 2018

Virginia’s historical contributions began at Jamestown as England’s premier colony and haven’t let up to present day, including her deep involvement and leadership in the Revolutionary War and Civil War, birthing of four of America’s first five presidents, playing host to some of the nation’s most important and strategic military installations, and more. This insider’s tour of Virginia explores oft-overlooked sights that have hugely impacted the creation of our nation as we know it. With Neil Mangum and Len Riedel, from Norfolk, VA.

 

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