Charles Lindbergh House and Museum Field Trip

Charles Lindbergh House and Museum Field Trip


[ music ] [ male narrator ] Once there was a boy, about your age, who loved airplanes. [ engine ] [ narrator ] When he grew up he became the most famous person in the world. [ baseball crack ] [ narrator ] More famous than Joe Mauer. [ President Obama ] My fellow Americans. [ narrator ] More famous than President Obama. [ camera clicks ] [ narrator ] More famous than Lady Gaga! That boy… [ woman 1 ] Somebody said it’s a cute little house, right?! Yeah! It is a cute little house. [ narrator ] grew up in this house right here in Minnesota. [ woman 1 ] This was Charles’ favorite place in the whole wide world. [ narrator ] And his name was Charles Lindbergh. [ music ] [ girl 1 ] I think he’s a pretty cool guy. [ narrator ] Why was he so famous? [ boy 1 ] He was very brave in what he did flying across the ocean. [ narrator ] Charles was the first person to fly an airplane, alone, across the Atlantic Ocean, from New York to Paris! What’s it like to fly a plane like the Spirit of St. Louis? [ girl 2 ] I’m trying to get to get up to 70 mph so I can take off. [ narrator ] Well it sure wasn’t easy. [ explosion ] [ woman 1 ] Oh, you crashed. I think you pulled a little to the side. [ narrator ] Charles loved adventure and being outside. His family’s farm looks a lot like it did when he lived there a hundred years ago, when he hauled ice… [ woman 2 ] Go ahead and lift it. There you go. [ narrator ] Played with his dog… [ girl 3 ] Oh, it’s so cute. [ woman 2 ] Charles had a little dog that he would always sleep with. This dog’s name is Dingo. [ narrator ] and enjoyed music. [ piano ] [ woman 3 ] This is called a record. It’s a little bit different from the way you guys listen to music. [ music ] [ woman 3 ] Does it sound like your iPods? So then maybe they would dance. [ narrator ] Back then, Charles had a secret hiding place in the wall of his kitchen. What do you think he hid there? Think about it, talk about it, and find out the answer, when you visit the Charles Lindbergh House!

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