History Detectives

Season 1 Episode 4

The Capitol

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Jul 17, 2003 on PBS
out of 10
User Rating
1 votes

By TV.com Users

Write A Review

Episode Summary

The Capitol
Portrait of George Washington The Place: Frederick, Maryland Is this an authentic portrait of the nation's first president, George Washington? The History Detectives call in a fake buster and art historian to discover if this is a national treasure. Patty Cannon The Place: Federalsburg, Maryland Was Jack and Rose's home once the headquarters of kidnapper and slave trader Patty Cannon? Trumpet The Place: Bucks County, Pennsylvania Was this trumpet, bought by a Philadelphia man at auction, actually played during the battles that won America's independence from England?moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Wes Cowan

Wes Cowan

antiques appraiser/auctioneer

Elyse Luray

Elyse Luray

antiques appraiser

Gwen Wright

Gwen Wright

Columbia University architectural historian

Tukufu Zuberi

Tukufu Zuberi

University of Pennsylvania sociologist

Episode Discussion

Join the discussion of this episode Episode Discussion

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions

See All Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions Trivia & Quotes
  • Our Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map, Transist...

    S 10 : Ep 9

    Aired 10/9/12 (54:00)

  • Colored Heroes, Valley Forge Map and a Transis...

    S 10 : Ep 8

    Aired 10/9/12 (52:31)

  • Vietnam Diary, Bootleggeras Notebook and a Hol...

    S 10 : Ep 6

    Aired 10/2/12 (53:16)

  • Titanic Frame, Nazi Spy Toys, Woolworth Sign

    S 10 : Ep 5

    Aired 8/7/12 (54:00)