Posted in American Countryside Presidents

A President Mostly Forgotten

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/02/12Feb20-Andrew-Johnson-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)During February we remember the birthday of Abraham Lincoln.  Today we take a look at a man who held the…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas City Missouri

A Bull on the Run in the Ladies Room

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/02/11Feb20-Kansas-City-Union-Station-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you’ve been around cattle for much of your life, you know there are times when one in the bunch…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas City Missouri

The Spark That Created the FBI

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/02/10Feb20-Kansas-City-Union-Station-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Some say this event was the spark that created today’s FBI.  It was a crime that made national headlines and…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas City Missouri

The Second Largest Train Station

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/07Feb20-Kansas-City-Union-Station-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Grand Central Station is the largest train station in the country when measured by the actual size of the building….

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

An Amazing Grazing Animal

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/06Feb20-National-Buffalo-Museum-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you think of athletic animals you probably don’t quickly choose a buffalo to fit the bill.  But in a…

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

Bison or Buffalo?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/05Feb20-National-Buffalo-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Are they bison or buffalo, or if there any difference?  In a moment you’ll hear why the names can make…

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Posted in American Countryside North Dakota

The Land Where the Buffalo Roam

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/04Feb20-National-Buffalo-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We’ve all heard of the vast herds of buffalo that once roamed the high plains.  At one time there numbers…

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Maryland

The Aftermath of Antietam

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/03Feb20-Antietam-National-Battlefield-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Even by today’s standards the cost of this battle was staggering.  It was a twelve hour conflict that saw a…

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Maryland

From Harvest Fields to Cemetery

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/31Jan20-Antietam-National-Battlefield-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)These fields were filled with ears of corn nearing the harvest during September.  The kernels would never be shelled though. …

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Maryland

Holding the Enemy’s Plan of Attack

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/30Jan20-Antietam-National-Battlefield-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine going into battle and having the enemy’s plan of attack in your hands.  It sounds like it would not…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

Traveling the Globe to Help People Face Fears

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/29Jan20-Fear-Facer-Michelle-Poler-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It all began with a list of one hundred fears.  Some may not have seemed like fears for some –…

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Posted in American Countryside Indiana

Facing Fears

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/28Jan20-Fear-Facer-Michelle-Poler-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We’ve probably all heard the phrase that we must “Face our Fears.”  That can be easy to say and hard…

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Posted in American Countryside New Hampshire

A Hotel With Secret Service Accomodations

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/27Jan20-Town-Country-Inn-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)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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Posted in American Countryside Vermont

The Town & Country Inn

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/24Jan20-Town-Country-Inn-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Northeastern U.S. is home to many long-time family owned resort motels.  One of the most famous properties began with…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

The Hermitage

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/23Jan20-The-Hermitage.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Mt. Vernon and Monticello are well known presidential homes.  Along side those well known names is another home and plantation,…

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The Sanitorium

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/22Jan20-Andrew-County-Museum-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)On the south edge of Savannah, Missouri you’ll find a tall brick building that once employed 500 and brought people…

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Nellie Tayloe Ross

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/21Jan20-Andrew-County-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may not know the name, Nellie Tayloe Ross, but she holds a very important distinction in this country.  She…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The State With Stars on Two Flags

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/20Jan20-Andrew-County-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This state had a star on two flags at the same time – the U.S. flag and the confederate flag. …

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Posted in American Countryside Oklahoma

An Amazing Couple

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/17Jan20-Pawnee-Bill-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It may have seemed this famous western showman had married the wrong woman.  After all, his bride was a city…

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Posted in American Countryside Oklahoma

A Childhood Hero

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/16Jan20-Pawnee-Bill-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many of us had childhood heroes, and for Gordon it was the famous showman Buffalo Bill.  What he might never…

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