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Virginia Travel Video, DVD, Sightseeing, Culture, People

  1. $29.95 DVD High Definition ~ All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : BENN2838

    Discoveries...America, Virginia.
    DVD. "The sound of guitars, banjos, fiddles and mandolins is what defines the rural hill people of Virginia. At Mount Rogers School, students earn credit learning how to play mountain music. Catch a radio broadcast of live mountain music at the Rex Theater in Galax, "Mountain Music Capital of the World". Not far away, Wayne Henderson has been making guitars for more than forty years. His love of music is exhibited in the stories he shares while working on his latest instruments. In the Shenandoah Valley the community of Staunton is an historic stop. A local street fair brings a group of dancing "Morris Men" and several artists are on hand at the hot glass exhibition. In Eastern Virginia, history defines the state. The National Park Service's Jamestown Site is where the historic remains of America's first settlement lie today. The nearby Jamestown Settlement is a recreation of life in one of America's first communities complete with an Indian village, sailing ships and swordsmen. In Colonial Williamsburg, fully costumed characters from the late 1700's interact with tourists and each other. The Yorktown battlefield was where George Washington's troops defeated the British in the battle that ended America's War for Independence. Today, modern warriors visit the battlefield to study tactics that are still relevant today. Smoked country hams are one of the hallmarks of the state dating back several generations. Whether you're in search of our country's history, a day at the beach, or some good old time mountain music, Virginia has something for everyone."
  2. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : FNLY2847

    Monticello: Home of Thomas Jefferson - Travel Video.
    Finley-Holiday Films. DVD. All Regions Jefferson was statesman, President, and author of the Declaration of Independence. He designed Monticello, and his personality and interests are evident everywhere. The distinctive architectural features and furnishings are described in relation to Jefferson's daily life. DVD BONUS FEATURES: ? Thomas Jefferson: The Pursuit of Liberty video This award-winning video documentary, shot at major Jefferson sites, explores Thomas Jefferson s life and career and offers insights into his achievements. As one scholar recently noted, "He was, of all the Founding Fathers, indeed of all the men of the eighteenth century, the most contemporary. What he wrote and what he did about the nature of society and government, the relations of man to government, the meaning of republicanism and democracy, the significance of education is as relevant today as it was in the eighteenth century." ? Monticello music video Monticello has never been more vibrant! Editor Eleni Papagiannis has matched Russ Finley s graceful cinematography with inspiring music to produce what is probably the best Monticello music video you ve ever seen. Turn it up and the foundations of democracy will move under your feet!
  3. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : FNLY2846

    Life of George Washington - Travel Video.
    Finley-Holiday Films. DVD. All Regions Hosted by Senator Bill Bradley, this program tells the remarkable story of George Washington's life through historical prints and engravings from the Willard-Budd Collection at Mount Vernon. The illustrations dramatically capture the highlights of Washington's career, including his early years as a surveyor of the western frontier. Thrilling Revolutionary War scenes come to life The crucial victories at Trenton and Princeton, the desperate winter at Valley Forge, and the climactic triumph at Yorktown. Viewers come to understand the formidable challenges Washington faced as president, and why he enjoyed his final years of retirement at Mount Vernon. DVD BONUS FEATURES: ? George Washington quiz ? Mount Vernon picture gallery ? Washington s Birthday Celebration video ? Saving Mount Vernon video ? Mount Vernon Overview video
  4. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : FNLY2845

    Mount Vernon : Home of George Washington - Travel Video.
    Finley-Holiday Films. DVD. All Regions A REFLECTION OF THE MAN This fully-narrated DVD tours Mount Vernon 1home of America's most famous hero. Washington's personality and interests are evident everywhere. Textbooks describe the General and the President, but Mount Vernon, as seen in this DVD program, tells us about the man. Rich DVD Extras include a tour of the new galleries, theaters and more. MANSION, GARDENS & OUTBUILDINGS Washington's home is shown in its entirety, including the third floor, which is not usually viewed by the public. Rooms and furnishings are described in relation to George and Martha's daily lives. The flower gardens, overseer's quarters and other outbuildings essential parts of this large and busy plantation are all included. ? Interactive Menus ? Chapter Search DVD BONUS VIDEO : ? New Theaters & Galleries Tour : ? Life of George Washington video This program tells the remarkable story of George Washington's life through historical paintings and illustrations to dramatically capture the highlights of Washington's career. Thrilling Revolutionary War scenes come to life. Viewers come to understand the formidable challenges Washington faced as president, and why he enjoyed his final years of retirement at Mount Vernon. ? Building a Better Barn video This fascinating 10-minute program explores the Barn and Mt. Vernon. George Washington was a progressive and innovative farmer, and the amazing reconstruction of his barn takes you back to agriculture in the 1700s.
  5. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : FNLY2844

    Where America Began: Jamestown & Williamsburg - Travel Video.
    Finley-Holiday Films. DVD. All Regions From the first English settlers at Jamestown to the surrender of the British Army at Yorktown and the birth of a new nation, you will experience colonial America. Enjoy the celebration of America's roots: crafts, fifes and drums, militia musters, battlefield re-enactments, and the magnificent historical paintings of Sidney King. Williamsburg Restored video Learn the amazing story of vision, hard work and craftsmanship that is the restoration of Williamsburg. This fascinating historical film from the archives of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation tells the story of how Williamsburg was restored from deteriorated and decayed buildings to the living history museum that it is today.
  6. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : FNLY2843

    Luray Caverns - Travel Video.
    Finley-Holiday Films. DVD. All Regions This fully-narrated video lets you explore the sights and sounds of Luray Caverns, Virginia, one of the largest and most popular caverns in eastern America. Enjoy Luray's fascinating features and learn how the caverns were formed. From enchanting Dream Lake to towering Giant's Hall, explore all that makes Luray such a special place - draperies, cascades, crystal clear pools and more. DVD BONUS FEATURES: ? Luray Symphony music video Just for fun, we have taken the beautiful cinematography of Luray Caverns and set it to mesmerizing music in this one-of-a-kind Luray Symphony. ? Two Bonus Caves For you fellow cave enthusiasts, here are overviews of two of America's largest and most popular caves, Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky and Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico.
  7. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : FNLY2842

    Shenandoah Valley of the Virginias - Travel Video.
    Finley-Holiday Films. DVD. All Regions Featuring Shenandoah National Park & Skyline Drive This broadcast-quality DVD tours 200-mile-long Shenandoah Valley and its majestic Blue Ridge Mountains. From the heights of Shenandoah National Park to the depths of Luray Caverns, discover why the Shenandoah Valley is known as the crowning glory of the Virginias. Scenic & Historical Highlights The countryside is steeped in American history where famous men like George Washington, Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and President Woodrow Wilson worked and lived. The towns and historic sites still reflect Virginia s proud pioneer heritage. Appalachian Crafts & Music Here, you ll explore fantastic caverns, enjoy the autumn pageantry along Skyline Drive and explore the mountain folklore of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Visit battlefields and museums and retrace Civil War campaigns. DVD BONUS FEATURES: ? Shenandoah Valley quiz Test your knowledge ? Photo gallery ? Top 20 things to do ? 1950 s travelogue
  8. $24.95 VHS

    Item Code : FNLY2841

    Virginia's Great Plantation Homes - Travel Video.
    Finley-Holiday Films. VHS. All Regions Tour George Washington's Mount Vernon, Jefferson's Monticello, Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland, and Robert E. Lee's Arlington House, plus Carter's Grove, Stratford Hall, Oatlands, Kenmore, Shirley, Berkeley and Gunston Hall. Trace the plantations' history and tour the houses, gardens and architectural features. ? Great Plantations Symphony music video For those who appreciate the architecture and cultural beauty of these great homes, this music video is an audio-visual feast. The very best footage is edited together with a classical music piece; sit back and enjoy! ? Six Additional Historic Sites video Explore Jamestown, Yorktown, Colonial Williamsburg, Fredericksburg, Manassas & Appomattox Court House
  9. $19.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : EQUI2840

    Virginia Hunt County - Travel Video.
    DVD. Equitrekking. 30 Minutes. American history comes alive as Equitrekking's Emmy nominated host and equestrian travel expert Darley Newman tours historic Virginia Hunt Country. Darley visits Middleburg and attends a steeplechase, rides amid Longhorn Cattle at Marriott Ranch, learns to play polo, experiences Civil War history on horseback and meets Civil War rein-actors. At Marriott Ranch, Darley trail rides where presidents and world leaders have found respite among the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains. The ranch and its inn have a quirky history. Built in 1814 by James Marshall, brother of the first Chief Justice of the United States, the inn today is believed to be haunted. After jeep tour of the property, Darley rides through Paradise Valley among Longhorn Cattle, usually found in Texas, who have made their home in this scenic area. Next viewers discover how difficult 'the sport of kings' really is through Darley's polo lesson at Great Meadow. Nearby, Darley attends the classic Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase and shops around in cute and quaint town of Middleburg. Virginia and U.S. history come alive, as Darley discovers Civil War history on horseback by riding through battlefields at Kelly's Ford and meeting Civil War reenactors from the Black Horse Troop. Emmy nominated host and producer Darley Newman takes viewers to the best destinations to go horseback riding, exploring with local people to learn about history, culture and stunning wildlife and natural surroundings. Experience equestrian travel as expert Darley takes you riding on the beaches of Southern Spain, in a northern California Redwood Forest, the rainforest in Costa Rica or through the lush, green countryside of Ireland. For both arm-chair travelers and those preparing to take their equestrian adventure, Equitrekking transports viewers to exotic destinations on this Emmy Award winning travel series.
  10. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : FNLY2839

    Virginia's Great Plantation Homes - Travel Video.
    Finley-Holiday Films. DVD. All Regions Tour George Washington's Mount Vernon, Jefferson's Monticello, Monroe's Ash Lawn-Highland, and Robert E. Lee's Arlington House, plus Carter's Grove, Stratford Hall, Oatlands, Kenmore, Shirley, Berkeley and Gunston Hall. Trace the plantations' history and tour the houses, gardens and architectural features. ? Great Plantations Symphony music video For those who appreciate the architecture and cultural beauty of these great homes, this music video is an audio-visual feast. The very best footage is edited together with a classical music piece; sit back and enjoy! ? Six Additional Historic Sites video Explore Jamestown, Yorktown, Colonial Williamsburg, Fredericksburg, Manassas & Appomattox Court House
  11. $24.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : FNLY2848

    The Civil War in Virginia - Travel Video.
    Finley-Holiday Films. DVD. All Regions From the war s first major battle at Manassas to the final surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia was the arena where North and South fought many of their bloodiest battles. In addition to touring eight national park service battlefields as they are today, the program gives a full account of the famous events that took place in each, describing in detail the history of the Civil War in Virginia. DVD BONUS FEATURES: ? Virginia Battlefield Place Names featurette ? Civil War Photography featurette ? Virginia Battlefield music video ? Bonus Parks Explore four Southern sites ? Civil War music quiz ? Name That Tune quiz The two music quiz bonuses were written and performed by acclaimed songwriter and performer Bobby Horton, who plays authentic Civil War music using period instruments.