Posted in American Countryside Oklahoma

700 Unique Choices of Soda

Just about every convenience store sells soft drinks and you can usually find a selection to fit just about anyone.  However, a trip to this…

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Posted in American Countryside Oklahoma

A Modern Convenience Store on Route 66

Most people travel Old Route 66 for the nostalgia.  So on the surface, this convenience store might not seem to fit in, because it was…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of New Jersey

Amazing Feats of Frigidness

We may complain about winter weather at times…but there has perhaps never been a winter like that of 1779-80…a winter that produced amazing feats of…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of New Jersey

The Challenges of Morristown

Most American’s have heard of the winter Washington’s men endured at Valley Forge…but few it seems have heard the story of Morristown.  Yet it’s the…

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Flying the President

We often see pictures of presidents boarding or deplaning Air Force One, or the Marine One helicopter.  However, you often don’t get to meet the…

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The HMX-1

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of something called HMX-1.  However, you’ve most likely seen it – or at least one of the most…

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A Promotion Back to This Side of the Globe

Vincent, like many young men in the 1970s, fought in Vietnam.  However, during his tour of duty he received a promotion that brought him back…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Kansas

Shawnee Mission

As Europeans crossed the Atlantic, those who had been living on the eastern seaboard for centuries were often forced to leave their homes SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside California

Napa Valley Resorts

This place quickly became a playground for the well-to-do to escape the city during the summer.  In fact, the tales of the place perhaps began…

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Posted in American Countryside California

Napa Valley Agriculture

California’s Napa Valley has long been associated with wine.  However, wine is newcomer when compared to all this area grows… SharePrintEmail

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Napa and the Gold Rush

If you tell someone you’re headed to Napa, they probably expect you to be sampling some wine and perhaps staying at a resort.  In 1850…

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Posted in American Countryside California

Nathan Combs

You’ve probably never heard of a man named Nathan Combs.  However, you have heard of the place he helped create.  The young pioneer landed in…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of North Dakota

A Trading Network on the Northern Plains

It was the site of a vast trading network on the northern plains.  It’s history spanned forty years and today, this fort has been reconstructed…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

The Circle From the Ryan

If you’ve ever been to the Grand Ole Opry, you have seen a circular piece of wood that’s been inserted into the stage.  The circle…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

The Union Gospel Tabernacle

It was one of the largest venues in the nation when it was constructed – Union Gospel Tabernacle.  But just about a decade after it…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

What Started As A Tent Revival

You’ve probably not heard of the evangelist, Samuel Jones.  However, there’s a decent chance you know at least the last name of the man determined…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

Rough Around the Edges

Tom was quite the entrepreneur.  He built a great steamboat line and became quite wealthy.  But he was also a bit rough around the edges,…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of North Dakota

The Knife River Indian Village

Two centuries ago, these villages contained more people than the city of St. Louis…yet only a handful of Europeans and Americans had ever seen them……

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Posted in American Countryside Arkansas

At The Heart of the Town

It’s important that your heart is healthy if you want to live a long and productive life.  The same can be said for the life…

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Posted in American Countryside Arkansas

Flip This Building

Turn on the tv and you can find shows about flipping properties, but in a moment we’ll take you to meet a man who wants…

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