History Channel’s visit to Geppi’s Entertainment Museum featured in part II of “Our Generation” This weekend the History Channel will air part II of "Our Generation," featuring a visit to Geppi's Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards, Baltimore. Among the featured items: the very first GI Joe.
News-Antique.com - Jun 20,2007 - BALTIMORE – When the History Channel set out to produce a toy-related sequel to its highly rated special “Our Generation,” they turned to Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards (GEM), with its incomparable array of vintage collectibles. The culmination of a full day of shooting at the 17,000-square-foot museum will air on the History Channel this weekend at 12:30 p.m. EST and 6:30 p.m. EST on Friday, June 22; and 6:30 p.m. EST on Sunday, June 24.
In the second installment of History Channel’s look at the Boomers' love affair with toys, host Steve Gillon examines a number of classic playthings including Hasbro’s perennially popular G.I. Joe. At Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, Gillon was able to get up close and personal with the very first G.I. Joe – the carved-wood prototype now owned by GEM’s founder, Stephen A. Geppi. The original “Joe” is now a permanent fixture and a popular display in the world-famous museum.
Check TV listings to confirm local air times for this amusing and nostalgia-filled 30-minute program.
Geppi's Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards is a family-oriented attraction located in the historic 18th-century Camden Station, adjacent to Oriole Park, home of the Baltimore Orioles. Group and school tours are welcome.