Posted in American Countryside

The Battle of Petersburg, Virginia

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/02Aug19-Petersburg-Battlefield-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The city had been surrounded for almost ten months.  Although the citizens and soldiers of Petersburg had held on to…

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Driving to See Petersburg Battlefield

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/01Aug19-Petersburg-Battlefield-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Most people have trouble sorting the details of the skirmishes that took place at some of America’s battlefields.  But in…

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Petersburg, Virginia

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/31July19-Petersburg-Battlefield-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today Petersburg, Virginia might be considered a suberb to larger Richmond to the north.  However, during the 1860’s, this was…

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Another Leader Who Freed Slaves

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/30July19-Lincoln-and-Alexander.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Americans are taught in elementary school of the leadership of Abraham Lincoln who worked to end slavery and hold a…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

When Rules Don’t Make Sense

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/29July19-Growing-Up-Amish-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Sometimes rules and laws just don’t make sense.  David wondered why he couldn’t have a telephone but he could borrow…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Growing Up Amish

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/26July19-Growing-Up-Amish-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)As an Amish youth, David saw a vastly different world with modern conveniences all around him.  As he became a…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Looking At Life Differently

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/25July19-Growing-Up-Amish-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)David Mast had to repeat the eighth grade…along with just about everyone else in his class.  In a moment you’ll…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

Popcorn and Pumpkins

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/24July19-Illinois-Popcorn-Pumpkins.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Popcorn, pumpkins and more.  Colin just thought every farm in American grew those crops, but then he took a look…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

The Risk of a Crop Below Ground

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/23July19-Illinois-Oil-Field-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Most farmers take on some risk when they put a crop in the ground.  This farmer sees the risk in…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

An Oil Field Where You Might Not Expect It

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/22July19-Illinois-Oil-Field-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When you think of American oilfield you perhaps think of Texas, North Dakota or the fields on the north slope…

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Posted in American Countryside Oklahoma

Where to Park a Plane?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/19Jul19-Frank-Phillips-Oil-Company.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When Frank bought a plane he needed a hangar in which to park it. Soon the plane wasn’t the only…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

Television or Real Life?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/18Jul19-Movie-Car-Museum-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Some people have trouble distinguishing television from real-life.  That can create some interesting situations inside a museum like this.  I’ll…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

Survival Cars

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/17Jul19-Movie-Car-Museum-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Have you ever watched one of those action movies with car chase scenes and wondered how many cars they destroyed…

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A Hobby People Travel to See

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/16Jul19-Movie-Car-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Rusty Robinson’s father was a plumber and Rusty himself helps manage rental properties.  So he taught himself a skill that…

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Recreating Memories of Youth

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/15Jul19-Movie-Car-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Rusty just couldn’t get enough of some of those television shows back in the 1980s, so he did his best…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

A Trip to the Mastodon Park

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/12Jul19-Mastodon-Park.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Imagine you unearthed the bones of an animal and had little idea of what you found. Now imagine making up…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

Rewards Beyond Tips

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/11Jul19-Arizona-Trail-Ride-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Devin loves his job, but he admits the pay isn’t always the best. Sometimes the rewards come in tips; not…

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A Horse Adventure

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/09Jul19-Young-Arizona-High-School.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Horses helped settle the west and for Devin’s family, it’s those horses that people still come to see in order…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

Young, Arizona High School

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/09Jul19-Young-Arizona-High-School.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The high school in Young, Arizona recently held it’s high school graduation.  It’s a ceremony just about every high school…

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A Different Egg for Breakfast

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/08Jul19-Arizona-Quail-Eggs.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Maybe you enjoy some bacon and eggs for breakfast, but if you get your eggs from Elery Martin, well, your…

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