Posted in American Countryside Podcast Vermont

Vermont’s Only National Park

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Marsh-Billings-Rockafeller-NHP-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)You’ve heard of Yellowstone and Yosemite, but try naming the State of Vermont’s only national park…..

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The Marsh, Billings, Rockafeller National Historic Park

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Marsh-Billings-Rockafeller-NHP-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Many farms today use terraces, waterways and conservation tillage to protect soil and water. However, few people can tell you…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois Podcast

The Carthage Jail

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Carthage-Illinois-Jail.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Jails aren’t supposed to be a thing of beauty, but the tanned limestone walls of this 1839 jailhouse in Carthage,…

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WCAZ Radio

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/WCAZ-Radio.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)Today’s program comes from the studios of WCAZ Radio in Carthage, Illinois. It’s a place with a long tradition in…

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Posted in American Countryside New Hampshire Podcast

Racing the Mt. Washington Auto Road

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Mt-Washington-Auto-Road-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Imagine running the Daytona 500 on a mountain road with steep grades and no guardrails. The cars may not be…

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Posted in American Countryside New Hampshire Podcast

Driving the Mt. Washington Auto Road

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Mt-Washington-Auto-Road-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)It’s a mountain road with hairpin curves, no guardrails and an average grade of 12%. That makes it one of…

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Posted in American Countryside New Hampshire Podcast

Building the Mt. Washington Auto Road

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Mt-Washington-Auto-Road-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)It was big news when this mountain road opened…not because it linked two cities, but rather because it linked tourists…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas Podcast

The Kansas Cosmosphere

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Kansas-Cosmosphere-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Today we’re back in Hutchinson, KS and say hello to our listeners on KWBW. I can attest to what folks…

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A Space Museum in the Midwest

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Kansas-Cosmosphere-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 1.9MB)Where can you find the largest collection of Soviet space artifacts on public display in the world? The answer is…

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Posted in American Countryside New Hampshire Podcast Presidents

New Hampshire Primaries at the Town and Country Motor Inn

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Town-and-Country-Inn-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.7KB)Many hotels host important guests…but Scott Labnon’s family owned property is guaranteed to see plenty of secret service and presidential…

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The Town and Country Motor Inn

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Town-and-Country-Inn-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 952.2KB)The Northeastern United State is home to many long time, family owned resort motels. One of the most famous properties…

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Posted in American Countryside Ohio Podcast

Cleveland, Ohio

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Cleveland-2009.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)It was once a place that served as the punch line to jokes. Some of those jokes are still around,…

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Hatch Chili

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/08/Hatch-Chili-2009.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.4MB) If you play with fire you’re liable to get burned. But on Jim Lidle’s farm, fire is what they…

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Posted in American Countryside Podcast World War II

German Prisoners of War Going to Church

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/07/John-Fenzell-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:06 — 1.9MB)Sunday was a day of worship in Hampshire, Illinois…both for the American residents and their friends, the German POWs. The…

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Learning English from a German POW

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/07/John-Fenzell-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)When John Fenzell was struggling with English at his Illinois elementary school, he got a tutor…a tutor that just happened…

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Delivering the Paper to a German POW Camp

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/07/John-Fenzell-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)John Fenzell, like many young boys, delivered papers growing up. However, some of his customers happened to be German POWs…

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Midwestern POW Camps in World War II

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/07/John-Fenzell-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 1.9MB)During World War II, young working men left the Midwest to fight for their country. In some cases, it was…

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The Fitzgerald and Kennedy Families

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/28Jul09-JFK-Birthplace-2.mp3Podcast: Download (1.9MB)There was no doubt in Fitz’s mind…Joe was not the man for his daughter. The story of what happened when they married anyway…

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JFK’s Birthplace

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/07/27Jul09-JFK-Birthplace-11.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 1.9MB)Beal Street looks to be just another street in suburban Boston, but one house here is special…Our features this week…

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A History of Voting

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/07/24Jul09-Voting-20091.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.7KB)This country has had close elections and we can certainly find examples of disputed elections around the world. So, today,…

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