Goodbye Stan Ellsworth

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Let’s say “goodbye” to Stan Ellsworth, historian, patriot, and actor. We admire his contributions to American history and TV by making it fun, adventurous, and relevant. Did you know?

  • TV host of American Ride
  • U.S. History teacher
  • Harley Davidson motorcycle rider
  • Vital Statistics: June 20, 1959 – March 30, 2013
  • Actor in “Luck of the Irish”, “Churchball”, and others
  • Won a regional Emmy for best host
  • The show American Ride was not scripted
  • Author of “Renegades & Rebels

Parents/Teachers/Homeschoolers: Sketch/color an illustration. Theme: history. List three facts about Stan Ellsworth. Put these words in alphabetical order: teacher, history, American, Emmy, patriot. Write about your favorite historical event. Say the Pledge of Allegiance. Listen to part or all of one of the American Ride shows and take notes. (Skills: identify, comprehend, apply, appreciation, listening skills, creativity)

About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, exciting movies, good books, and the great outdoors.

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