Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

Duluth’s Great Lakes Aquarium

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/14Jun22-Duluth-Aquarium-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)One of the most recognizable structures in Duluth, and in the state of Minnesota for that matter, is the famous…

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519 N 3rd Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/13Jun22-Dylan-Boyhood-Home-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The home at of 519 N 3rd Ave. East in Duluth, Minnesota looks much like the ones surrounding it.  In…

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Do You Know Robert Zimmerman?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/10Jun22-Dylan-Boyhood-Home-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Robert Zimmerman perhaps sounds like a fairly common name.  This young man was born in Duluth, Minnesota, later moving to…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Did You See That Fencepost?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/09Jun22-Joe-Jeffrey-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Every cattleman needs good fences to keep the herd from roaming free.  Joe Jeffrey has seen many miles of those…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Getting the Water Where You Need It

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/08Jun22-Joe-Jeffrey-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You can plant a crop in the ground, but without water it will do very little.  The farmers of this…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Mile-Long Bridges Over Dry River Beds

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/07Jun22-Joe-Jeffrey-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When the first residents of this area began building bridges to cross the nearby river, they found they often needed…

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Posted in American Countryside Virginia

National D-Day Memorial

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/06Jun22-D-Day-Memorial-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s been several decades since allied troops landed at Normandy on D-day.  Over four thousand men gave their lives that…

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The Boys from Bedford

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/03Jun22-D-Day-Memorial-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many of those who served in World War II actually joined the armed forces before the tradgedy at Pearl Harbor. …

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Remembering Those Who Served

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/02Jun22-Bob-Garst-D-Day-Memorial.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s estimated that over three million military men and women served in Vietnam and neighboring nations during the Vietnam War. …

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

Chain of Rocks Bridge

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/01Jun22-Chain-of-Rocks-Bridge.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The development of not only cars, but roads themselves has improved safety and lessened highway fatalities.  But in the 1920s…

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An Important Place for Fans of Baseball

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/31May22-Cooperstown-Doubleday-Field.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This town has under 2000 residents, yet it hosts thousands of visitors each year and is arguably the most important…

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Posted in American Countryside California

Route 66 to See Fonzy

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/30May22-Santa-Monica-Pier-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dan Rice has traveled the length of Route 66 over two dozen times.  It might surprise people that his original…

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Posted in American Countryside California

A Famous Sign, Reborn

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/27May22-Santa-Monica-Pier-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today this sign on Santa Monica Pier attracts a steady stream of travelers who pose by it.  Interestingly, it’s a…

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Where is the End of Route 66?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/26May22-Santa-Monica-Pier-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In 1926 Route 66 ended at the corner of 7th and Broadway in downtown Los Angles, California.  Today, most people…

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

The Farm Themed Nature Center

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/25May22-Le-Seur-Minnesota-Nature-Center.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We may think of a nature center as a place with an interpretive building and a few wooded acres where…

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The Mean Green Giant

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/24May22-Mayo-the-Green-Giant-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some people have a green thumb, and it certainly seemed the farmers in southern Minnesota were experts at growing peas. …

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Mayo & The Green Giant

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/23May22-Mayo-the-Green-Giant-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In Le Suer, Minnesota you’ll find what appears to be a modest old home sitting on a lot in front…

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A Tragedy That Led to An Institution

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/20May22-WW-Mayo-House-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In August of 1883 a tornado hit southeastern Minnesota.  It was a devastating event that caused a lot of damage…

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A Famous Doctor Whose First Patient Was a Horse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/19May22-WW-Mayo-House-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)One of this medical doctors first patients when he came to town was a horse.  He was glad to treat…

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A Frontier Doctor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/05/18May22-WW-Mayo-House-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He was a frontier doctor that found himself in the middle of the Dakota War.  His work in that war…

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