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, California, US
San Francisco-based graffiti artist and rapper Dregs One explores the Bay Area's rich culture in rap music, graffiti art, and other important area...s 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.more
2.1K 1.5K 107.1K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 71 min
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2. Cardigan [Files]

Cardigan [Files] Elizabeth, South Australia, Australia
Cardigan [Files] is a City of Playford Library series that showcases strange local history and book reviews with special guests.
4.9K 2.8K 2.2K 1 episode / month Avg Length 44 min
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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 a...s possible and we hope that our listeners will enjoy finding out a little bit about East Lothian's past.more
2.5K 1.8K 679 3 episodes / year Avg Length 47 min
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4. Rendezvous Region Today

Rendezvous Region Today A podcast meant for the Rendezvous Region, telling local stories while celebrating local history.
2 episodes / month Avg Length 37 min
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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 f...or 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.more
2 episodes / month Avg Length 32 min
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6. The Local Mythstorian Podcast

The Local Mythstorian Podcast Cheshire, England, UK
Hosted by the founder of The Local Mythstorian project, Eli Lewis-Lycett, each episode focuses on Eli's extensive research into a piece of folklor...e or curious local history from across Cheshire, Derbyshire, or Staffordshire, revealing the hidden story within.more
1.5K 1 episode / week Avg Length 21 min
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7. 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.
3 episodes / quarter Avg Length 35 min
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8. 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.more
1 episode / year Avg Length 60 min
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9. A Sense of Centerville and Washington Township

A Sense of Centerville and Washington Township Centerville, Ohio, US
Stories about ordinary and extraordinary residents and places in Centerville and Washington Township, Ohio. This podcast explores local history from t...he perspective of current and past residents.more
1.2K 751 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 46 min
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10. 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 publ...ic 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.more
16.3K 15K
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11. Dish City

Dish City Washington, District of Columbia, US
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 Rut...h 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.more
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12. Heritage Diary Podcast

Heritage Diary Podcast Ontario, Canada
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.more
8.3K 7K 1.7K
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13. Local History Matters

Local History Matters London, England, UK
Local History Matters from the British Association For Local History (BALH). Each episode highlights key people and projects from the local history wo...rld.more
1.4K 3.3K 311 4 episodes / year Avg Length 28 min
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14. 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 t...he local history museum.more
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15. 757 Tales: Stories from Hampton Roads, Virginia

757 Tales: Stories from Hampton Roads, Virginia Virginia Beach, Virginia, US
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!more
57 5 episodes / year Avg Length 26 min
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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 reenact...ing medical history. I also throw in some local history from my hometown.more
16 9 204
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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, Pres...ton, 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.more
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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!more

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19. Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney

Inner West Icons: the other side of Sydney Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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.more
98 100 1.4K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 23 min
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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 Ce...ntral 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.more

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Local History Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Local History. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
North Bay Municipal Heritage Committee northbay.ca 57
Municipal Heritage Committee northbay.ca 33
Dregs One podcasters.spotify.com 20
HADShire Histories anchor.fm 16
Jeremy Ratliff rendezvousregiontoday.podbean.com 12
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee buzzsprout.com 6
Eli Lewis-Lycett thelocalmythstorian.com 6
Centerville-Washington History buzzsprout.com 5
Jane Curtis innerwesticons.com 2
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee Guest: Rachel Gunt buzzsprout.com 2
Grafton-Midview Public Library postcardsfromgrafton.podbean.com 2
City of Playford cardigan-files.simplecast.com 1
British Association For Local History (BALH) balh.org.uk 1
Playford Library Service cardigan-files.simplecast.com 1
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee Guest: William V. buzzsprout.com 1
Susan buzzsprout.com 1
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee with Christena Ste buzzsprout.com 1
Gene Preuss & Scott Sosebee with Alan Burton buzzsprout.com 1
Anngelle Wood Media crimeofthetruestkind.com 2
Deepa Thomas-sutcliffe meetthemancunian.co.uk/episodes 2
Audacy omny.fm/shows/kyw-3-things-to-know 1
Bp Podcast Audio podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/baltimore-positive/id1456639810 1
Cherylanne Amendola feeds.buzzsprout.com/1542025 1
Jacksonville Public Library completelybooked.libsyn.com/website 1
Kiro Seattle omny.fm/shows/the-resident-historian/playlists/podcast 1
Mindy Todd npr.org/podcasts/479326459/the-point-on-w-c-a-i 1
National Council For History Education rss.com/podcasts/the-rural-experience-in-america-podcasts 1
The Only Constant podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/the-only-constant0 1
The Two Blondes genealogyhappyhour.com 1
Hannah Hethmon museumsinstrangeplaces.com/episodes 19
Jery Y. Huntley myadirondackstory.org/podcasts 17
Michael Delaware podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/talesofsouthwestmipast 14
Iu South Bend Civil Rights Heritage Center podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/crhc 10
New Books Network newbooksnetwork.com/category/special-series/oxford-up-podcast 7
Greg Young boweryboyshistory.com/category/podcasts 5
Marshall Poe cms.megaphone.fm/channel/LIT2660294853 5
Bbc Radio 4 bbc.co.uk/sounds/brand/b006qykl 4
Danny Longhorn news.railbusinessdaily.com/category/in-the-news 4
Jordan Levy billypenn.com 4
Dan And Caitlin buzzsprout.com/2005076 3
Josh Hutchinson And Sarah Jack thoushaltnotsuffer.com 3
Ken Maher podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/cwoodstories 3
Mitch Docker lifeinthepeloton.com 3
Nashville Public Radio wpln.org/wpln-news/curious-nashville 3
Omaha Public Library feeds.buzzsprout.com/1014856 3
Scott Edwards standupyourhostandmc.buzzsprout.com 3
Wamc wamcpodcasts.org/a-new-york-minute-in-history 3
Wdas (wdas-fm) spreaker.com/podcast/philadelphia-community-podcast--2589269 3
Alabama Historical Association alabamahistory.net/podcasts 2
Antonia Gonzales nativenews.net 2
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