The Star Spangled Banner

I came across this video where it talks about the story of becoming the Star Spangled Banner. Played in most major sporting events prior to starting the games. It was well put together, that I decide to place it here for further discussion and my personal archive in case global social media decides to take…

American Cannon from Palo Alto Battlefield

Palo Alto Battlefield Museum post back in January 2020, I captured the video sequence of an American Cannon on display in front of the museum entrance. I decided to create a 3D model based on photogrammetry. I tried several photogrammetry software and found success on open source software COLMAP, CloudCompare, and Potree. My first attempt…

Leading to Memorial Day

While working on other projects, I took some time to take some video and images of veterans tombstones and flags. Recently I have found that there is a Texas historical marker for Abston Cemetery at Lavon, Texas. A small plot of land was set aside as a family burial ground. John Abston (1761-1856), a soldier…

Ben Franklin Documentary

This video post in YouTube goes into extreme detials of President Benejamin Franklin. See it, let us know what you think. YouTube video Published on May 28, 2018 This post is for research and review of content. We are researching the making of a patriot. Him and him and him and him and him and…

The American Revolution

A documentary Youtube video posted by DocSpot channel. It has 3 episodes with almost 9 hours of footage. Lets us know you thoughts. Maybe a video that should be videos.

A Story of America

A Youtube channel which likes uploading documentary content. DocSpot is the uploader. I was reviewing and cannot say that I have seen it before.

The Evolution Of US Flags

Looking for Youtube videos on the U.S. Flag, I came across this great short video. It displays all of the known flags and in timeline. Take a look. When building the machine learning process to identify the US Flag, I would am sure I will capture 90% using the 1960 50 star flag, but what…

The History of the U.S. Flag

I viewed this video. With it’s songs in the background and great narration of U.S. Flag history, it gets my patriotic juices going. One thing that I learned from this video which I may have known at some point, but since forgotten, was the colors of the flag. They originated from the colors of the…