Posted in American Countryside Texas

The $25 Million Dollar Room

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/24Jun22-Museum-of-the-Big-Bend-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In a moment I’ll take you to a small room, about the size of a large walk-in closet, that’s insured…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Taking the Southern Route

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/23Jun22-Museum-of-the-Big-Bend-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)As settlers moved from east to west across this continent they were looking for the best route to reach the…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Museum of the Big Bend

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/22Jun22-Museum-of-the-Big-Bend-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Big Bend region of Texas is a place where mountain chains meet but few people stayed.  The land was…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

The Old Hoover Powerhouse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/21Jun22-Kingman-Arizona-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Before Hoover Dam supplied electricity for this region of the southwest, this old powerhouse generated the electricity.  In fact, in…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

Kingman, Arizona

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/20Jun22-Kingman-Arizona-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Dinosaurs, caves and safari parks are the things summer road trips are made of.  Perhaps that’s why the combination still…

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Posted in American Countryside California

Elmer Long’s Bottle Tree Forest

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/17Jun22-Elmer-Long-Bottle-Tree.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Elmer Long doesn’t manage a national forest, but it may be the most unique collection of trees in the nation. …

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

The Disneyland of Diving

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/16Jun22-Duluth-Aquarium-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may have seen folks on tv diving to explore old shipwrecks. Most of the time we may think of…

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Where the Cold Water Meets the Warm

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2022/06/15Jun22-Duluth-Aquarium-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Lots of people love to go fishing, and even if you’re one of the folks that doesn’t care much for…

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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

Duluth’s Great Lades 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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Posted in American Countryside Minnesota

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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Posted in American Countryside Virginia World War II

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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Posted in American Countryside baseball New York

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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