20 Best Local History Podcasts

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Here are 20 Best Local History podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. History of the Bay

History of the Bay San Francisco-based graffiti artist and rapper Dregs One explores the Bay Area's rich culture in rap music, graffiti art, and other important areas of local history. Dregs' vast knowledge of Bay Area culture is supplemented by guests who tell their own unique stories of participating in these worlds. As a companion to Dregs' viral 60-second video breakdowns on social media, this podcast will further enlighten listeners on important pieces of history that helped make the Bay Area such a renowned hub for creativity and innovation.
Facebook Followers 2.1KTwitter Followers 1.5KInstagram Followers 107.1K Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 77 min Get Email Contact Get Influential Podcasters ContactsGet access to 100k active Podcasters, Influencers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the categories of Podcasters you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share active Podcasters list with verified email contacts in an Excel or CSV format.

2. Cardigan [Files]

Cardigan [Files] Cardigan [Files] is a City of Playford Library series that showcases strange local history and book reviews with special guests.
Facebook Followers 4.9KTwitter Followers 2.8KInstagram Followers 2.2K Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 44 min Get Email Contact

3. Haddingtonshire Histories

Haddingtonshire Histories Our podcasts feature conversations with expert guests on a variety of East Lothian local history topics. We aim to keep things as light and cheerful as possible and we hope that our listeners will enjoy finding out a little bit about East Lothian's past.
Facebook Followers 2.5KTwitter Followers 1.8KInstagram Followers 679 Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact

4. Rendezvous Region Today

Rendezvous Region Today A podcast meant for the Rendezvous Region, telling local stories while celebrating local history.
Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact

5. Talking Texas History

Talking Texas History Talking Texas History explores Texas history before and beyond the Alamo. Hosted by Scott Sosebee and Gene Preuss, we talk with folks with a passion for Texas history, teach it, write it, support it, and with some who've made it. Our guests will include people who make Texas history accessible to the public (including academic historians, public historians, archivists, living history practitioners, and history enthusiasts) and will discuss new work, research, and our passion for local history.
Frequency 4 episodes / quarter Avg Length 32 min Get Email Contact

6. A Sense of Centerville and Washington Township

A Sense of Centerville and Washington Township Stories about ordinary and extraordinary residents and places in Centerville and Washington Township, Ohio. This podcast explores local history from the perspective of current and past residents.
Facebook Followers 1.2KInstagram Followers 751 Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 47 min Get Email Contact

7. Postcards from Grafton

Postcards from Grafton If you've ever visited the Grafton area, you've probably noticed a soybean field or two, farmhouses, train tracks, or maybe even the library. Do you know the stories behind these places and the people who call this area home? This is Postcards from Grafton. We're two librarians and historians from the Grafton-Midview Public Library exploring the most fascinating people and places in our community and everything in between.
Frequency 1 episode / year Avg Length 60 min Get Email Contact

8. The Local Mythstorian Podcast

The Local Mythstorian Podcast Hosted by the founder of The Local Mythstorian project, Eli Lewis-Lycett, each episode focuses on Eli's extensive research into a piece of folklore or curious local history from across Cheshire, Derbyshire, or Staffordshire, revealing the hidden story within.
Twitter Followers 1.5K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 20 min Get Email Contact

9. Reframing History

Reframing History As the public debates around history grow louder, it seems there's a gap between how history practitioners understand their work and what the public thinks history is. We need a more productive public conversation about history. But how do we get on the same page? Throughout this series, we'll be speaking to historians, history communicators, and educators from around the country about the language we use to communicate history to the public. Hosted by Christy Coleman and Jason Steinhauer.
Facebook Followers 16.3KTwitter Followers 15K Get Email Contact

10. Dish City

Dish City Dish City explores the iconic foods of D.C., Maryland, and Virginia to understand local history and how we live today. Join hosts Patrick Fort and Ruth Tam as they learn the origins of Old Bay in Maryland, explore the roots of Vietnamese cuisine in Virginia, and investigate whether D.C.'s bottomless brunch is a good deal.
Twitter Followers 2.4KInstagram Followers 1.2K Get Email Contact

11. Heritage Diary Podcast

Heritage Diary Podcast Welcome to the North Bay Municipal Heritage Committee's Podcast! The MHC podcast will be different from our other programming, as it will be a way to share a new local history that might not be explored through the Committee's other activities. It will allow for a free-flowing conversation with local experts about our shared history, heritage, folklore, local development, personal testimony, and experiences.
Facebook Followers 8.3KTwitter Followers 7KInstagram Followers 1.7K Get Email Contact

12. Local History Matters

Local History Matters Local History Matters from the British Association For Local History (BALH). Each episode highlights key people and projects from the local history world.
Facebook Followers 1.4KTwitter Followers 3.3KInstagram Followers 311 Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 28 min Get Email Contact

13. Bath County Chronicles

Bath County Chronicles A history podcast about Bath County Kentucky hosted by Rob Kiskaden and Holly Howard. The podcast was created to help promote the beautiful area and the local history museum.
Facebook Followers 350 Get Email Contact

14. 757 Tales: Stories from Hampton Roads, Virginia

757 Tales: Stories from Hampton Roads, Virginia A local history show for 'the 757' - that is, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Hampton Roads, and environs. Wide-ranging discussions, mostly historical, from pirates to the paranormal, and everything in-between in the 757!
Facebook Followers 57 Frequency 5 episodes / year Avg Length 26 min Get Email Contact

15. Author Conversations

Author Conversations Join us as we have conversations with local history authors all across America to learn how local history is national history.
Frequency 6 episodes / year Avg Length 35 min Get Email Contact

16. Ramblings with a Medical Historian

Ramblings with a Medical Historian I discuss the history of medicine. I look at the practices, practitioners, misconceptions, and more. I also talk about working in a museum and reenacting medical history. I also throw in some local history from my hometown.
Facebook Followers 16Twitter Followers 9Instagram Followers 204 Get Email Contact

17. The Explore Our Story Podcast

The Explore Our Story Podcast A new podcast featuring discussions on the local history of the Cambridge, Ontario area. Learn about the development of the communities of Galt, Preston, Hespeler, and Blair from settlement to their amalgamation in 1973 to the present. Popular Historian Dan Schmalz is your host through the history of his hometown and beyond.
Facebook Followers 315 Get Email Contact

18. Talking History with Big Coop

Talking History with Big Coop I Cassady Cooper have a background in developing historic and immersive tours for local organizations such as the Historic New Orleans Collection and Prospect New Orleans, currently, I am exploring history with high school students here in Southeast Louisiana. This podcast will cover events great and small, episodes will feature me and random guests who don't have anything better to do as we work to make history fun for everyone!
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19. Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney

Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney Sydney, Australia is an iconic city, full of unique things. But why does the Harbour hog all the icons?Grassroots stories of Sydney's inner west, in sound-rich, playful, compact documentary shows. It's local history done different! There's the Witches Houses of Annandale - the green asylum of Callan Park - inner west street art - Boomalli, Australia's first city-based Aboriginal artists cooperative - Reverse Garbage, a creative reuse centre in Marrickville - bandicoots and bikes of the GreenWay - and dogs of the inner west.Hosted by long-time inner westie and ex-ABC TV presenter Bernie Hobbs. Produced by award-winning podcast and documentary producer Jane Curtis with support from Inner West Council. Mixed by award-winning sound engineer John Jacobs. Artwork by Dylan Tonkin.
Facebook Followers 98Twitter Followers 100Instagram Followers 1.4K Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 23 min Get Email Contact

20. A Walk Through Woodbury

A Walk Through Woodbury Join Alex Prizgintas and his father as they unearth the local history of Woodbury, NY, in A Walk Through Woodbury, which encompasses the hamlets of Central Valley, Highland Mills, and the forgotten Woodbury Falls. Learn about when the region had more cows than residents, when Jewish Bungalow Colonies brought many summer visitors, when the railroad first came to town, and the many famous people who once called this place their home.
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Local History Podcasters

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Podcaster NameEmailPodcast LinkTotal Episodes
Dregs Onepodcasters.spotify.com20
HADShire Historiesanchor.fm16
Jeremy Ratliffrendezvousregiontoday.podbean.com12
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebeebuzzsprout.com6
Eli Lewis-Lycettthelocalmythstorian.com6
Centerville-Washington Historybuzzsprout.com5
Jane Curtisinnerwesticons.com2
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee Guest: Rachel Guntbuzzsprout.com2
Grafton-Midview Public Librarypostcardsfromgrafton.podbean.com2
City of Playfordcardigan-files.simplecast.com1
British Association For Local History (BALH)balh.org.uk1
Playford Library Servicecardigan-files.simplecast.com1
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee Guest: William V.buzzsprout.com1
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee with Christena Stebuzzsprout.com1
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee with Alan Burtonbuzzsprout.com1
Deepa Thomas-sutcliffemeetthemancunian.co.uk/episodes3
Anngelle Wood Mediacrimeofthetruestkind.com2
Cherylanne Amendolafeeds.buzzsprout.com/15420251
Jacksonville Public Librarycompletelybooked.libsyn.com/website1
Kiro Seattleomny.fm/shows/the-resident-historian/playlists/podcast1
Mindy Toddnpr.org/podcasts/479326459/the-point-on-w-c-a-i1
National Council For History Educationrss.com/podcasts/the-rural-experience-in-america-podcasts1
The Only Constantpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/the-only-constant01
The Two Blondesgenealogyhappyhour.com1
Hannah Hethmonmuseumsinstrangeplaces.com/episodes19
Jery Y. Huntleymyadirondackstory.org/podcasts17
Michael Delawarepodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/talesofsouthwestmipast14
Greg Youngboweryboyshistory.com/category/podcasts5
Marshall Poecms.megaphone.fm/channel/LIT26602948535
Danny Longhornnews.railbusinessdaily.com/category/in-the-news4
Jordan Levybillypenn.com4
RtÉ Radio 1rte.ie/radio1/podcast/podcast_thehistoryshow.xml4
Dan And Caitlinbuzzsprout.com/20050763
Josh Hutchinson And Sarah Jackthoushaltnotsuffer.com3
Ken Maherpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cwoodstories3
Mitch Dockerlifeinthepeloton.com3
Nashville Public Radiowpln.org/wpln-news/curious-nashville3
Omaha Public Libraryfeeds.buzzsprout.com/10148563
Scott Edwardsstandupyourhostandmc.buzzsprout.com3
Wdas (wdas-fm)spreaker.com/podcast/philadelphia-community-podcast--25892693
Alabama Historical Associationalabamahistory.net/podcasts2
Alex Smiththeycreateworlds.com/listen2
Antonia Gonzalesnativenews.net2
Bernie Fancella1350kman.com/category/local-news/manhattan-local-news2
Book Mepodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/book-me2
Fort Nisqually Living History Museummetroparkstacoma.org/indigenous-voices-podcast2
Forthhand Mediahysteria51.com/episodes2
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