Monumental Mysteries

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  • TV-PG
  • 2012
  • 4 Seasons
  • 7.8  (300)

Travel Channel's new series entitled "Monumental Mysteries" will take viewers around the country without having to leave the comforts of home. Hosted by Don Wildman, the series visits national parks, statues, and memorials to reveal the history and mysteries that surround these treasures. The shows leads the viewer on a journey visiting locations like The Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., the Castillo San Marcos Fort in St. Augustine, Florida, and the Ames Pyramid in Wyoming. Whether it be a mysterious disappearance, an unsolved murder or an unexplained haunting, the show reveals secrets and information about each monument leaving the viewer with the a deeper understanding of these important places but often looked over pieces of American history.

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Roosevelt's Moroccan Mission, The Last Bare Knuckle Boxer, America's First Spy Ring
13. Roosevelt's Moroccan Mission, The Last Bare Knuckle Boxer, America's First Spy Ring
February 11, 2016
The USS Olympia, the oldest surviving steel warship in the United States, is moored in a marina in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - when the son of a wealthy diplomat is kidnapped in Morocco, the vessel was deployed and a President up for reelection was forced to solve the international incident without risking his reelection campaign.
The House That Sugar Built, Kill Dozer, Rocking Chair Riots
12. The House That Sugar Built, Kill Dozer, Rocking Chair Riots
February 4, 2016
The quiet, quaint city of Milan is peppered with reminders of the once lucrative automotive industry that flourished in southeast Michigan but on the outskirts of town is a two-story Victorian stick-style home that was not financed by the production of vehicles but rather the sweetest of swindles.
Escape From Slavery, A Witch On Hatteras Island, The Horn That Made A Big Bang
11. Escape From Slavery, A Witch On Hatteras Island, The Horn That Made A Big Bang
January 28, 2016
On the cobblestone streets of Boston's historic Beacon Hill district is the Lewis and Harriet Hayden House where a resident daringly played his part in one of the most audacious escapes from slavery of all time.
Blind Tom, Invention Of The Tommy Gun, Granddaddy Of Snowboarding
10. Blind Tom, Invention Of The Tommy Gun, Granddaddy Of Snowboarding
January 21, 2016
In the Evergreens Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY stands a 2½ foot tall slab of granite celebrating Thomas Wiggins, a blind slave - his unique talents became the focus of a custody battle that will leave his freedom hanging in the balance.
Superman vs. the KKK; Who Killed Huey Long?; Marches to Montgomery
9. Superman vs. the KKK; Who Killed Huey Long?; Marches to Montgomery
January 7, 2016
Superman vs. the KKK; Who Killed Huey Long; Marches to Montgomery
The King and the Spanish Dancer; A Communist Comes to America; Filth Party
8. The King and the Spanish Dancer; A Communist Comes to America; Filth Party
December 31, 2015
The King and the Spanish Dancer; A Communist Comes to America; Filth Party
The Mystery of Captain Thunderbolt; Newsboy's Versus the World; The Rocket Man
7. The Mystery of Captain Thunderbolt; Newsboy's Versus the World; The Rocket Man
December 24, 2015
The Mystery of Captain Thunderbolt; Newsboy's Versus the World; The Rocket Man
Lucy the Elephant; Capitol Bomber; Hitler in Hollywood
6. Lucy the Elephant; Capitol Bomber; Hitler in Hollywood
December 17, 2015
Lucy the Elephant; Capitol Bomber; Hitler in Hollywood
Exercise Bikes; Cornish Pastries; Pasta Makers; Slate Products
5. Exercise Bikes; Cornish Pastries; Pasta Makers; Slate Products
December 10, 2015
Exercise Bikes; Cornish Pastries; Pasta Makers; Slate Products
Kidnapping the Sacred Cod; Baseball's Forgotten Hero; The Artichoke War
4. Kidnapping the Sacred Cod; Baseball's Forgotten Hero; The Artichoke War
December 3, 2015
Kidnapping the Sacred Cod; Baseball's Forgotten Hero; The Artichoke War
Mike the Headless Chicken; The Mystery of Boon Island; Sister Aimee's Scandal
3. Mike the Headless Chicken; The Mystery of Boon Island; Sister Aimee's Scandal
November 19, 2015
An unusual sculpture of a death-defying creature; a spectacular park linked to a preacher who shocked the world.
St. Urho, Mystery Castle, Bat Bombs
2. St. Urho, Mystery Castle, Bat Bombs
November 12, 2015
On display in the charming town of Menahga, Minnesota is a peculiar statue that honors an obscure figure, venerated for his heroic deeds despite his suspicious past.
Kecksburg Space Acorn, Skyscraper Swindle, Emperor of the US
1. Kecksburg Space Acorn, Skyscraper Swindle, Emperor of the US
November 5, 2015
In the quiet community of Kecksburg, Pennsylvania is a massive acorn-shaped sculpture that depicts a mysterious object that reportedly fell from the sky and triggered a storm of controversy and panic. In the downtown district of Wichita, Texas is an unusual structure that was born out of an unforgettable scam and is now believed to be the smallest skyscraper in the world.
Description

Travel Channel's new series entitled "Monumental Mysteries" will take viewers around the country without having to leave the comforts of home. Hosted by Don Wildman, the series visits national parks, statues, and memorials to reveal the history and mysteries that surround these treasures. The shows leads the viewer on a journey visiting locations like The Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., the Castillo San Marcos Fort in St. Augustine, Florida, and the Ames Pyramid in Wyoming. Whether it be a mysterious disappearance, an unsolved murder or an unexplained haunting, the show reveals secrets and information about each monument leaving the viewer with the a deeper understanding of these important places but often looked over pieces of American history.

Monumental Mysteries is a series that is currently running and has 4 seasons (64 episodes). The series first aired on July 17, 2012.

Where to Watch Monumental Mysteries

Monumental Mysteries is available for streaming on the Travel Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Monumental Mysteries on demand at Vudu, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    July 17, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (300)