Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer

Latest Episodes

Journeys of Discovery: Exploring Chattanooga's International Towing & Recovery Museum
June 16, 2021

JUL 19, 2016 The International Towing and Recovery Museum in Chattanooga , Tennessee features famous tow trucks, including the world’s largest wrecker, a WWII tank recovery tow truck, and the world’s oldest tow truck. But equally engaging is the Tow Truck

Journeys of Discovery: Exploring the possibility explorer Meriwether Lewis didn’t commit suicide
June 15, 2021

Franklin, Tennessee historian and attorney-at-law Tony Turnbow , envestigates the possibility that Meriwether Lewis, of Lewis and Clark fame, didn’t commit suicide in 1809. Turnbow shares compelling circumstantial evidence that Lewis was actually murdered

Journeys of Discovery: Hunter Liggett Garrison Commander Col. Charles Bell—looking back and forward
June 11, 2021

Correspondent Tom Wilmer reports from U.S. Army Reserve Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County for a conversation with Commander Colonel Charles Bell. Bell shares recollections of his accomplishments and challenges at Fort Hunter Liggett as

Journeys of Discovery: A conversation with Franklin, TN historian--From Civil War to Civil Rights
June 10, 2021

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Eric Jacobson, CEO of the Battle of Franklin Trust . Jacobson talks about the last major battle of the Civil War, The Battle of Franklin in Middle Tennessee, November 30, 1864. He also shares insights about the complex

Journeys of Discovery: Tennessee’s distinctive Spa at Leipers Fork
June 08, 2021

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer at the Spa at Leipers Fork , Tennessee for a visit with owner, Lisa Crary. In addition to operating the popular spa, Ms. Crary is also the CEO of Sanitas Skincare Corporation based in Boulder, Colorado. Of course Ms. Crary’s

Journeys of Discovery: Helen Keller’s birthplace home in Tuscumbia, Alabama
June 07, 2021

Join correspondent Tom Wilmer for a visit with historian/docent Lynn Weaver at the circa-1820s birthplace home of Helen Keller in Tuscumbia, Alabama . Discover fascinating insights about Ms. Keller, her relationship with her mentor Annie Sullivan, her

Journeys of Discovery: Tennessee’s Commodore Hotel offers Buffalo River kayaking and live-music
June 05, 2021

Kathy and Michael Dumont operate the historic Commodore Hotel in downtown Linden, Tennessee. In addition to live music every week, they take guests on fascinating Kayak trips down the Buffalo River. Join correspondent Tom Wilmer as he visits with Mike

Journeys of Discovery: Fort Hunter Liggett leads the charge with carbon-neutrality
June 04, 2021

U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hunter Liggett in southern Monterey County is on target to reach their goal of Net-Zero energy resiliency to critical facilities by 2022 via a new micro-grid. Hunter Liggett is slated to become the first U.S. Army installation in

Journeys of Discovery: Northern Alabama’s Shoals Region offering remote workers $10,000 to relocate
June 03, 2021

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Mackenzie Jo Cottles, marketing coordinator at the Shoals Economic Development Authority based in Florence, Alabama. Ms. Cottles shares insights about the Shoals region, its affordable real estate prices where $150,00

Journeys of Discovery: Exploring Northern Alabama’s legendary Shoals region with Rob Carnegie
June 02, 2021

Rob Carnegie, president & CEO Visit Florence Alabama takes us on an audio tour of the legendary Shoals Region that includes the towns of Sheffield, Tuscumbia and Muscle Shoals. The Shoals abounds with amazing destinations such as an iconic Frank Lloyd