Posted in American Countryside Texas

Monument Hill, Texas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/04/12Apr24-Monument-Hill-Texas.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)On a high bluff overlooking the Colorado River in La Grange, Texas you’ll find a monument to men who gave…

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Texas German Brewery

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/04/11Apr24-Texas-German-Brewery.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Germany is often known for its breweries and when immigrants sailed to the new world, they often brought that beer…

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Posted in American Countryside Arkansas

Home of the Bowie Knife

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/04/10Apr24-Bowie-Knife.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Sometimes people will travel a long way to get exactly the item they desire.  That was the case for this…

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Posted in American Countryside Arkansas Maryland

Historic Washington, Arkansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/04/09Apr24-Historic-Washington-Arkansas.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)As the city of Washington, D.C. was growing into its role as the nation’s capital, another city of Washington was…

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A Church with Historic Distinction

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/04/08Apr24-Woolford-Old-Trinity-Church-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This church can hold about 50 people – maybe a few more if everyone squeezes tight for a wedding.  And…

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Posted in American Countryside Maryland

Woolford’s Old Trinity Church

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/05Apr24-Woolford-Old-Trinity-Church-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Along the coastline of Maryland’s easter shore, just south of the city of Cambridge, you’ll find a small, picturesque church…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas

The Theater Life

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/04Apr24-Mitchell-Farms-Movie-Theatres-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When Kenny Mitchell was dating his wife-to-be, they enjoyed going to the local movie theater.  He probably never imagined how…

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Diversifying the Family Farm

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/03Apr24-Mitchell-Farms-Movie-Theatres-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When this farm decided to diversify they didn’t do it by growing a different crop or buying livestock.  They instead…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

Ice Cream Flavors Galore

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/02Apr24-Blue-Bunny-Ice-Cream-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream?  The folks here know a lot about what we like and maybe, don’t…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

A Cash Prize for the Company Name

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/01Apr24-Blue-Bunny-Ice-Cream-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When this company was looking for a new name for it’s product line, it decided to offer a cash prize…

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Posted in American Countryside Maryland

The Sailing Capital of the U.S.

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/29Mar24-Annapolis-Maryland.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is known as the sailing capital of the U.S.  It also happens to be a state capital…a former national…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Devil’s Gulch

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/28Mar24-Devils-Gulch.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)After a failed bank robbery attempt in Northfield, Minnesota, the James gang headed west toward the Dakota Territory.  Near what…

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Posted in American Countryside Arkansas

The Haircut Heard Around the World

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/27Mar24-Elvis-Barbershop-Ft-Smith-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Next to Delilah’s shearing of strongman Samson, it’s perhaps the most famous haircut in history.  Many young ladies wondered if…

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Elvis Joins the Army

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/26Mar24-Elvis-Barbershop-Ft-Smith-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)From 1958 to 1960, Elvis Pressley was part of the active military.  He spent time at Ft. Hood, Texas and…

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Posted in American Countryside Delaware

A Contemporary of Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/25Mar24-John-Dickinson-Plantation-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He was a founding father – a contemporary of men like Washington, Jefferson and Franklin.  We know that he talked,…

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Letters from a Farmer

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/22Mar24-John-Dickinson-Plantation-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)They are known as “Letters from a Farmer.”  Perhaps you have not heard of them, but if you lived in…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

Buena Vista College

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/21Mar24-Buena-Vista-College.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the 1800s, many college and universities sprang up across the Midwest.  Some were short lived, yet others managed to…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

The Name Behind Storm Lake, Iowa

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/20Mar24-Storm-Lake-Iowa-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)With a name like “Storm Lake” you would suppose there has to be a major storm somewhere its history.  That…

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Tracing the Origins of Storm Lake

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/19Mar24-Storm-Lake-Iowa-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This lake was a draw for people as far back as there were people living in the area.  But the…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Winning a National Championship in a Big Way

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2024/03/18Mar24-Babe-Didrikson-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)While individuals compete in track and field events, there is often a team component to the standings, with points awarded…

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