Posted in American Countryside Wisconsin

The Lights That Turned Night to Day

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/07Jan21-Hearthstone-Mansion.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Reports say the lights in this home made it seem like night had turned to day.  In fact, the lights…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

Swamp Root to Cure Your Ails

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/06Jan21-Allerton-Iowa-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you saw an advertisement for someone selling “swamp root” that could cure your ails, well, you might be a…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

A Meeting in the Park

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/05Jan21-Allerton-Iowa-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This small town was in danger of losing a treasured part of its past and present.  But who would step…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

The World’s Fair in Iowa

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/04Jan21-Allerton-Iowa-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Perhaps you’ve heard of the World’s Fair.  Many editions of that global event have been held over the centuries.  But…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of

Best of 2020: The Elephant Hotel

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/01Jan21-Best-of-2020-Elephant-Hotel.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020!  It all began with a man who wanted to farm, not with a team of…

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Best of 2020: Hawaiian Cattle Rancher Robby Hind

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/31Dec20-Best-of-2020-Hawaii-Cattle-Rancher.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020!  Robby Hind has the title of “Paniolo.”  For people living in one state, that’s a…

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Best of 2020: The Covered Bridges of Park County, Indiana

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/30Dec20-Best-of-2020-Park-County-Covered-Bridges.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020!  Park County, Indiana holds a record.  If you’ve ever traveled there, you probably know what…

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Best of 2020: Limpy Jack

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/29Dec20-Best-of-2020-Limpy-Jack.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020!  Today’s feature is about a man named Limpy Jack.  With a name like that, I…

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Best of 2020: Martha Jane Canary

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/28Dec20-Best-of-2020-Calamity-Jane.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the best of 2020! Today, we look at the life of Martha Jane Canary.  If that name doesn’t ring…

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Posted in American Countryside New York

Making a Home Every Day of the Year

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/25Dec20-Father-Xavier-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Christmas is a time that we usually gather with family.  But what is Christmas like when you have no family…

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Posted in American Countryside New York

An Encounter in a Homeless Shelter

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/24Dec20-Father-Xavier-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Each year around Christmas we might attend a church service, or watch children portray the birth of Jesus.  It’s a…

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Posted in American Countryside New York

A Kansas Franciscan

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/23Dec20-Father-Xavier-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)St. Francis of Assisi lived in Italy during the late 1100s and early 1200s.  His religious life of service, forgoing…

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Posted in American Countryside New York

A Heavenly Nudge

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/22Dec20-Father-Xavier-11.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Chris was earning a degree in Animal Science from Kansas State University, but he felt a call to explore the…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The Graham Cave

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/21Dec20-Graham-Cave.mp3http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/21Dec20-Graham-Cave.mp3Podcast: Download ()One of the first men to farm this plot of land used the nearby rocky overhang to shelter his herd of hogs.  Then…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The Denver Sleigh Works

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/18Dec20-Denver-Sleigh-Works-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Before the days of cars, people uses horses and buggies or carriages to haul their families or goods.  But in…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Preserving The Runners of History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/17Dec20-Denver-Sleigh-Works-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Did you ever go to a sale and purchase an item important to you, just so someone else didn’t get…

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Posted in American Countryside South Carolina

Fort Sumter

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/16Dec20-Fort-Sumter.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)On April 12, 1861, Confederate forces fired on Ft. Sumter.  The man who returned fire for the Union became far…

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Posted in American Countryside Oklahoma

Fort Reno

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/15Dec20-Fort-Reno-Oklahoma.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)At one time this fort raised and trained over 14,000 horses and mules at a time.  Many of those animals…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas

Landmarks of Great Bend, Kansas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/14Dec20-Great-Bend-History-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There are a couple of landmarks on the edges of Great Bend, Kansas that can tell you a lot about…

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Commerce on the High Plains

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/12/11Dec20-Great-Bend-History.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Two centuries ago, it could be a long trip to find the merchandise you wanted or needed.  And that fact…

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