Posted in American Countryside Best of Georgia

Fort Fredrica

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/26Oct18-Fort-Fredrica.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)When European nations sailed to America, each began to lay claim to new lands.  Many built forts to protect their…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Indiana

Representing Some of the Biggest Stars on the Screen

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/25Oct18-Dana-Hee-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Their names are often not known to the world, however the people they represent are some of the biggest stars…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Indiana

A Gold Medal Winner

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/24Oct18-Dana-Hee-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)She is a gold medal winner – and that’s quite an accomplishment no matter the sport.  However, while you may…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Virginia

A Museum of Slave History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/23Oct18-Freedom-House-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)It is called the Freedom House.  This free museum is housed in what used to be the headquarters of one…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Virginia

The Freedom House Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/22Oct18-Freedom-House-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)I always enjoy the chance to explore Alexandria, Virginia.  It’s a historic city and I  recently happened upon a museum…

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

A Premiere Zoo in Rural America

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/19Oct18-Wahpeton-North-Dakota-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)We’ve probably all been to the zoo sometime in our lives.  It usually requires a drive to a large city…

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

A Big Fish Story

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/18Oct18-Wahpeton-North-Dakota-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)We’ve all heard of fish stories – maybe you’ve even told one.  But today I will tell you the biggest…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Illinois

The Historic Chicago Fire

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/17Oct18-Chicago-Fire-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)Bells rang the warning.  Prison cells were opened to allow inmates to save their own lives ahead of the coming…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Illinois

A Fast Moving Fire

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/16Oct18-Chicago-Fire-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)It was a fast moving fire. In fact, it was moving so quickly that people could not find aware to…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Illinois

The Most Famous Cow in History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/15Oct18-Chicago-Fire-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)No doubt, she is one of the most famous cows in history…but is she really to blame for the problems…

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Posted in American Countryside Ohio

The Jesse Owens Story

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/12Oct18-Jesse-Owens-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)He won four gold medals in track and field at the 1936 Olympics, a feat that would not be duplicated…

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Posted in American Countryside Ohio

From Sharecropper to Legend

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/11Oct18-Jesse-Owens-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He was born into a family of sharecroppers in northern Alabama.  His time on this farm lasted until the age…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

An Old Five & Ten Store

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/10Oct18-Dicks-Five-and-Ten-Branson-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Imagine a place where you can purchase some thread, a lava lamp, a stuffed unicorn and some pencils and paper…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The No-Miss in Downtown Branson

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/09Oct18-Dicks-Five-and-Ten-Branson-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Many of you have been to Branson, but have you been downtown to the old dime store that’s been there…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Idaho

Sheep with a Right of Way

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/08Oct18-Ketchum-Sheep-Festival-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Today the number of snow skiers to this valley outnumbers the sheep that graze the summer mountainsides.  However, the sheep…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Idaho

Silver Ran Out and Sheep Moved In

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/05Oct18-Ketchum-Sheep-Festival-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When the silver ran out, the sheep moved in…thousands of them in fact.  This place became one of the largest…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Montana

The Story Behind Custer’s Last Stand

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/04Oct18-Custer-Battlefield-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You’ve probably heard of Custer’s last stand at the Little Bighorn, but do you know the real story of what…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Montana

General Custer

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/03Oct18-Custer-Battlefield-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You probably know his name because of his famous last stand.  But before that battle in today’s state of Montana,…

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Posted in American Countryside New York

The World’s Oldest Pet Cemetery

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/02Oct18-Hartsdale-Pet-Cemetery-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Ed Martin Jr. has helped bury dogs, cats, birds, guinea pigs and he’s even heard of a lion cub on…

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Posted in American Countryside New York

A Funeral Parlor Like None Other

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/01Oct18-Hartsdale-Pet-Cemetery-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Walk into this funeral parlor and it may look like others you’ve seen.  But soon you’ll notice some difference that…

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