History Detectives is devoted to exploring the complexities of historical mysteries, searching out the facts, myths, and conundrums that connect local folklore, family legends and interesting objects.
Traditional investigative techniques, modern technologies, and plenty of legwork are the tools the History Detectives team of experts uses to give new – and sometimes shocking – insights into our national history.
The hosts of the program are a high-energy quartet of renowned experts in the world of historical investigations. Their expertise ranges from architecture, popular culture and sociology to archeology, collectibles, and genealogy. The hosts and crew log thousands of miles each season crisscrossing the country investigating mysteries in your backyard.