11 episodes

Follow along with the history of Morgantown, West Virginia, a small city that gives a good insight into American life, from the country's founding to modern-day. This podcast is produced by The Dominion Post in partnership with the Aull Center, a branch of Morgantown Public Library.

Aull About History The Dominion Post

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    • 5.0 • 9 Ratings

Follow along with the history of Morgantown, West Virginia, a small city that gives a good insight into American life, from the country's founding to modern-day. This podcast is produced by The Dominion Post in partnership with the Aull Center, a branch of Morgantown Public Library.

    Aull About History 7 - American Indian History in Morgantown and Monongalia County

    Aull About History 7 - American Indian History in Morgantown and Monongalia County

    Welcome to the seventh episode of Aull About History, the local history podcast from The Dominion Post in partnership with the Aull Center, a branch of Morgantown Public Library. Follow along as we explore the rich history of Morgantown and North Central West Virginia.

    In this episode, historians Nathan Wuertenberg and Mike McClung take a look at some of Morgantown and Monongalia County’s American India history through the years. This episode probably covers the largest swath of history of any Aull About History episode yet, from the Holocene right up to the 20th century.

    Follow the Aull Center on TikTok: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeMqWSbf/

    Music in this episode, courtesy of the Free Music Archive:
    "Frog In The Well" by Lucas Gonze
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lucas_Gonze/Ghost_Solos/LGonze-GhostSolos-FrogInTheWell

    Lofi Sadness by RamolPro
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6789-lofi-sadness
    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Aull About History 6 - Black History in Morgantown and Monongalia County

    Aull About History 6 - Black History in Morgantown and Monongalia County

    Welcome to the sixth episode of Aull About History, the local history podcast from The Dominion Post in partnership with the Aull Center, a branch of Morgantown Public Library. Follow along as we explore the rich history of Morgantown and North Central West Virginia.

    In this episode, historians Nathan Wuertenberg and Mike McClung take a look at some of Morgantown and Monongalia County’s Black history through the years. We cover everything from Revolutionary war veterans to local civil rights activists.

    See all of Nathan’s original videos at the Aull Center’s TikTok page: https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMeMqWSbf/

    Music in this episode, courtesy of the Free Music Archive:
    "Frog In The Well" by Lucas Gonze
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lucas_Gonze/Ghost_Solos/LGonze-GhostSolos-FrogInTheWell

    Lofi Sadness by RamolPro
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6789-lofi-sadness
    License: https://filmmusic.io/standard-license

    • 1 hr 36 min
    Haunted History 2020 Sampler

    Haunted History 2020 Sampler

    Welcome to another episode of Aull About History, the local history podcast from The Dominion Post in partnership with the Aull Center, a branch of Morgantown Public Library. Follow along as we explore the rich history of Morgantown and North Central West Virginia.

    All through October, our friends at the Aull Center have been presenting Haunted History Month, a series of events related to all things, spooky, spectral and mysterious for Morgantown and West Virginia history.

    Happy Halloween! For this episode, Nathan and Mike are treating us to a spectracular sampler of the past month's Haunted History presentations.

    Fair warning, all of these stories are both highly local and true, but some are quite gruesome, and may not be appropriate for some of our younger history buffs. Listener discretion is advised.

    Music this week is from filmmusic.io.
    “Ghost Processional” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    • 58 min
    Haunted History Month 2020 - Jason Burns

    Haunted History Month 2020 - Jason Burns

    Welcome to another episode of Aull About History, the local history podcast from The Dominion Post in partnership with the Aull Center, a branch of Morgantown Public Library. Follow along as we explore the rich history of Morgantown and North Central West Virginia.

    All through October, our friends at the Aull Center have been presenting Haunted History Month, a series of events related to all things, spooky, spectral and mysterious for Morgantown and West Virginia history.

    With Halloween just a few days away, the Aull center is bringing you Jason Burns, West Virginia ghost storyteller extraordinaire. He finds ghost stories around every corner and spirits behind every door. This year, however, Jason endeavors to bring the listener into the scary story process, by sharing the sources of some of his favorite stories, as well as giving some tips for the aspiring campfire chronicler out there.

    Music this week is from filmmusic.io.
    “Ghost Processional” by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    • 53 min
    Aull About History 5 - The Vagabonds

    Aull About History 5 - The Vagabonds

    Welcome to the fifth episode of Aull About History, the local history podcast from The Dominion Post in partnership with the Aull Center, a branch of Morgantown Public Library. Follow along as we explore the rich history of Morgantown and North Central West Virginia.

    In this episode, historians Nathan Wuertenberg and Mike McClung look back on a visit to Morgantown almost 100 years ago by some pioneers of the American road trip. The visitors in question? None other than Harvey Firestone, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison facetiously known as 'The Vagabonds.'

    Music in this episode, courtesy of the Free Music Archive:
    "Frog In The Well" by Lucas Gonze
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lucas_Gonze/Ghost_Solos/LGonze-GhostSolos-FrogInTheWell

    "Dance of the Priestesses of Dagon Saint Sans" by the Victor Herbert Orchestra
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Victor_Herbert_Orchestra/Edison_Cylinders/victor_herbert_orchestra_-_edison_cylinders_-_1911_-_dance_of_the_priestesses_of_dagon_saint-sans

    "Dream Medley (Naughty Marietta intermezzo)" by the Victor Herbert Orchestra
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Victor_Herbert_Orchestra/Edison_Cylinders/victor_herbert_orchestra_-_edison_cylinders_-_1911_-_dream_medley_naughty_marietta_intermezzo

    • 1 hr
    Aull About History 4 - The Spanish Flu of 1918

    Aull About History 4 - The Spanish Flu of 1918

    Welcome to the fourth episode of Aull About History, the local history podcast from The Dominion Post in partnership with the Aull Center, a branch of Morgantown Public Library. Follow along as we explore the rich history of Morgantown and North Central West Virginia.

    In this episode, historians Nathan Wuertenberg and Mike McClung examine the impact of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, better known as the Spanish Flu, on Morgantown and the surrounding area.

    Music in this episode:

    "Frog In The Well" by Lucas Gonze, courtesy of the Free Music Archive
    https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Lucas_Gonze/Ghost_Solos/LGonze-GhostSolos-FrogInTheWell

    Music from https://filmmusic.io
    "Laid Back Guitars" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com)
    License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

Morgantown local ,

Came for the local history, stayed for the humor

Love it. Each episode has been better than the last. The amount of research that must be involved is impressive, and I appreciate the hosts’ dry wit and engaging stories.

WV Lynn ,

Great local history

Engaging and informative!

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