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An Iceberg Expert

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/10/12Nov09-Alaska-Glaciers-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If there is such a thing as a famous iceberg, it would probably be the chuck of ice that sunk…

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Alaska’s Famous Ice

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/10/11Nov09-Alaska-Glaciers-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Alaska has plenty to offer visitors when it comes to natural beauty. One of the most popular attractions for tourists…

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Posted in American Countryside Kentucky

The Largest Wooden Frame Structure in the World

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/10/10Oct17-Noahs-Ark-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is a place that really must be seen to be fully appreciated.  It’s the largest wooden frame structure in…

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Posted in American Countryside Kentucky

No Other Boat Like This

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/10/09Oct17-Noahs-Ark-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Maybe you have a boat you enjoy taking on the water to fish, ski or just relax.  It’s safe to…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

Not a Covered Bridge

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/06Oct17-Whitewater-Canal-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most people see this structure and think it’s just a covered bridge.  That answer is partially correct.  When you uncover…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

The Power Source Before Electricity

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/05Oct17-Whitewater-Canal-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we flip a switch and use electricity to run most conveniences around our homes and businesses.  However, before the…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

Getting From One Point to Another

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/04Oct17-Whitewater-Canal-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the days before roads crisscrossed the nation, rivers served as one of the best ways to get from one…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of New Mexico

Fire In the Form of Vegetables

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/03Oct17-Hatch-Chile.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you play with fire your liable to get burned.  But on Jim Lidle’s farm, fire is what they grow. …

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Vermont

The Little Giant

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/02Oct17-Stepen-Douglas.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Abraham Lincoln led the country through the Civil War…but it was this man who defeated him for the senate just…

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Iowa

A Small Chapter of the Civil War

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/29Sept17-Keokuk-Famous-People.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Whether you are a student of history or not, we each know something about the Civil War.  However, the next…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

A Rock Festival

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/28Sept17-Keokuk-Geodes-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)A lot of cities will hold a festival centered around rock – but we’re not talking about rock music.  For…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

An Odd Rock With An Odd Name

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/27Sept17-Keokuk-Geodes-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The name of this rock is just as odd as it looks.  Yet it is a rock that puts this…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Indiana

All Kinds of Currencies

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/26Sept17-Dozens-of-Currencies.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)One, five, ten, twenty? Those are the denominations of bills we normally see when paying for items. Now imagine that…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Illinois

Part of Chicago’s Famous Park Landscape

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/25Sept17-Lincoln-Parks-Lilly-Pool.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)This famous architect was hired to design one of Chicago’s famous park landscapes.  No sooner did he design it than…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Washington

The King of Smokejumpers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/22Sept17-Smokejumper-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You might be a little crazy to jump out of an airplane and fight a fire.  So what does it…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Washington

Smokejumpers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/21Sept17-Smokejumper-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When a forest fire flames up in a remote area, it may be Dan Ryan’s crew that is called in…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Washington

A Career of Jumping Out of Planes and Fighting Fires

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/20Sept17-Smokejumper-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine a job that combines jumping out of airplanes and fighting fires.  Now imagine you want to make it your…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The Biggest Race of Its Kind

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/19Sept17-Missouri-River-340-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine a race that might last over three days and in that time, you may not sleep at all, or…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Days of Sprinting

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/09/18Sept17-Missouri-River-340-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Folks in Clinton, Missouri know there is quite a racer in their midst, a man who’s sprint was not measured…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Ohio

Pastures Full of Danger

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/15Sep17-Wright-Brothers-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Wright Brothers made their first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.  However, it was the farmers around Dayton that…

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