Posted in American Countryside Florida

The Effects of Asian Citrus Psyllid

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the Asian Citrus Psyllid. It’s one of those names that’s hard to say once, let alone several…

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Posted in American Countryside Florida

The Challenges Within the Orange Industry

Perhaps you have a glass of orange juice in the morning; but did you know the state known for producing that product has had many…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of California

A History of Palm Springs

When the rails came through this stretch of dry wilderness, the only people living here were the Cahuilla Indians. What became of the train depot…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Maryland

The Phoenix Shot Tower

When the Phoenix Shot Tower was constructed in 1828, it was the tallest building in the nation.  It still stands today…and many residents of this…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Maryland

The Tallest Building In America (in 1828)

It was the tallest building in the country in 1828…a skyscraper of its day.  We’ll go there and take a look at what helped make…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona Best of

The Father of Arizona

On the north edge of Florence, AZ you’ll find a small outcropping once known as Primrose Hill.  Today there is a small pyramid of stones…

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A High School of Criminals

Most high school’s hope to turn out classes of top notch students.  This school consistently produces a new crop of criminals…but that’s all right with…

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Getting Farmers in Touch With One Another

You’ve seen their corny yet funny commercials on tv and you may their jingle stuck in your head.  How did it all begin?  Join me…

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Connecting People With Each Other

Imagine meeting someone for the first time and getting married to them two week later.  It’s just one of the amazing stories Jerry Miller has…

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A Guy Named Jerry Miller

People often ask, do you really travel to all the places you feature on the show.  The answer is yes, but today, we make an…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

History and Heritage

There was a time when one’s heritage and culture was repressed in school.  As time passed, many places realized that it was important not to…

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A Museum That Share the Heritage of Its People

This museum tells of the heritage of a people…but one of the most striking things to me is the ability to make something out of…

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

The Story of Louie L’amour

If you’re like me, you probably heard many fascinating tales from your grandparents when you were a kid.  Their stories of living history were something…

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

Limpy Jack

Today’s feature is about a man named Limpy Jack.  With a name like that, I suppose we already have you hooked.  This is the story…

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

History in Jamestown, North Dakota

Many forts on the high plains came and went as needs for protection passed.  One such fort can be found in Jamestown, North Dakota and…

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

The Jamestown Courthouse

In Jamestown, North Dakota you will find a grand old courthouse that was an important part of the statehood process.  The fact his courthouse is…

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

How Bismarck Became Capital of North Dakota

How did Bismarck become the capital of North Dakota?  Someone made sure the committee making the decision didn’t get to see the other town vying…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Civil War Missouri

Civil War Veterans’ Homes

The Civil War ended in 1865…but how long did the veterans of that war live?  There is some controversy over who was the last man…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Civil War Missouri

Care of Civil War Soldiers

Today veterans hospitals and retirement homes are common place, but in the years after the Civil War, grassroots efforts began to establish and fund the…

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A Crop Where You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Heights

Some farmers need expensive, high tech equipment to harvest their crops.  This crop requires a very low-tech method of harvest…but it does help if you…

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