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Fox Nation is a kick off New series, “Hidden Gems,” Together with Laura Ingraham, she discovered some of America’s fascinating treasures.

The three-episode premiere begins with a visit to the National Museum of Military Vehicles in Dubois, Wyoming.

Museum creator and CEO Dan Stark told Ingraham that the love and respect he and his wife felt for America’s veterans and for US liberty was embodied in the form of this military vehicle collection. They eventually opened the show to the public.

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Stark explained that he did not expect to get more vehicles after refurbishing his first vehicle, the Sherman Tank, which he bought to drive through the Dubois parade on the 4th of July.

Fox Nations "Hidden gems" Host Laura Ingraham spoke with Dan Stark, CEO of the National Museum of Military Vehicles in the first episode.  (Fox Nation)

Fox Nation’s “Hidden Gems” host Laura Ingraham spoke with Dan Stark, CEO of the National Museum of Military Vehicles in the first episode. (Fox Nation)
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But the expectation did not last – and the Starks collection increased to a total of 488 military vehicles.

Starks revealed that he and his wife had invested over $ 100 million in their own money to bring the museum to life.

“It tells you about our commitment and passion and how important it is to honor and remember our veterans as well as to give future generations respect and understanding on the history of American independence,” he said.

Exhibition inside the Wyoming National Museum of Military Vehicles at Fox Nations "Hidden gems." (Fox Nation)

Exhibition inside the Wyoming National Museum of Military Vehicles on display at Fox Nation’s “Hidden Gems”. (Fox Nation)

Episode two takes viewers backstage of Mardi Gras’ New Orleans tradition. It explores the magic behind the event’s extravagant parade floats and performances.

Rex, one of the oldest parading companies, first came into being after the Civil War to help bring tourism back to the city.

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Rex was created by Rex archivist Dr. Stephen Hales with the Fox Nation in 1872, just two weeks before Mardi Gras.

“They decided to hold a parade during the day,” he said. “They found it and sent edicts ordering the people to come and join the parade and the people came.”

Rex archivist Dr. Stephen Hales joins the second episode of the new Fox Nation series "Hidden Gems".  (Fox Nation)

Rex archivist Dr. Stephen Hales joins the second episode of the new Fox Nation series “Hidden Gems”. (Fox Nation)
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“Then they sent inscriptions directing the people to visit New Orleans and they came in thousands.”

Rex Mardi also brought an aspect of unique art to the grass, often expressed through costumes, jewelry and parade floats.

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“Our artists work for a year to prepare those floats,” he said.

“They’ll be on the street for a few hours, and then they’ll come back. We’ll separate them and start again.”

A New Orleans artist paints the Mardi Gras Parade Float on an episode of Fox Nation "Hidden gems." (Fox Nation)

A New Orleans artist painted the Mardi Gras Parade Float on Fox Nation’s “Hidden Gems” episode. (Fox Nation)
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“It’s a crazy business model, but this is what we’ve been doing here for 150 years.”

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