Posted in American Countryside North Carolina

Fort Raleigh

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/22Jul20-Fort-Raleigh-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Over 300 years before the Wright Brothers would make there first flight at nearby Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Europeans landed…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The Oldest Working Theater West of the Allegheny Mountains

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/21Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-Thespian-Hall-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Where will you find the oldest working theater west of the Allegheny Mountains?  The answer may surprise you and the…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

The Dominate Fixture on the Boonville Skyline

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/20Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-Thespian-Hall-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It dominates the skyline of Boonville, Missouri.  If you’re from Boonville, you might chuckle at that statement, given the buildings…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Consistently Mispelling Your Name

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/17Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You probably don’t give much thought to signing your name on a check or receipt. It’s something we’ve done thousands…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

An Important Point for Settlers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/16Jul20-Boonville-Missouri-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KWRT in Boonville, Missouri. Their town was founded in the early 1800s…

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Posted in American Countryside Florida

The Nation’s Oldest Fort

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/15Jul20-Castillo-de-San-Marcos-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the oldest fort in the nation’s oldest city, and that means it can tell plenty of stories about many…

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Posted in American Countryside Florida

A Storied History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/14Jul20-Castillo-de-San-Marcos-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a place that has been attacked by the British, the army of the confederacy and even bands of Pirates….

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Posted in American Countryside Arkansas

The Arkansas Post

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/13Jul20-Arkansas-Post.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is here that the Arkansas, White and Mississippi Rivers meet, and it is here that European and Native American…

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Posted in American Countryside

Where Superstitions Reside

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/09Jul20-Superstitions-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If a black cat crossed my way, I might knock on wood and send bad luck away.  But what if…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Standing Guard Over a Rail Line

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/08Jul20-Texas-Railway-History-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When we think of troops in World War I and II we may have thoughts of the battlefields of the…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

Foiling a Robbery Aboard the Southern Pacific

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/07Jul20-Texas-Railway-History-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Southern Pacific rail line advertised it served fresh oysters on it’s run from Texas to California.  It was special…

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Posted in American Countryside Texas

The Second Transcontinental Route

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/06Jul20-Texas-Railway-History-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We may have heard of the golden spike driven to link the first transcontinental railroad in northern Utah.  The second…

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Posted in American Countryside Hawaii

The Lead Cowboy for One of the Largest Ranches

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/03Jul20-Robby-Hind-Parker-Cattle-Ranch-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He was the lead cowboy on one of the largest ranches in the entire country – a spread that covered…

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Posted in American Countryside Hawaii

The Arrival of Cattle in Hawaii

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/02Jul20-Robby-Hind-Parker-Cattle-Ranch-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When these animals first came to Hawaii, they were protected, but after thirty years and a lot of births, the…

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Posted in American Countryside Hawaii

The Title of Paniolo

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/01Jul20-Robby-Hind-Parker-Cattle-Ranch-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Robby Hind has the title of “Paniolo.” For people living in one state, that’s a very recognizable name, a job…

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Posted in American Countryside New Mexico

T or C

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/30Jun20-Truth-or-Consequences.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The name of this city is so long, most road signs abbreviate it. In fact, when you’re in state, it…

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Posted in American Countryside California

The Rock Spires of Pinnacles National Monument

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/29Jun20-Pinnacles-National-Monument.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Geologists tell us this place began as a volcano, but you certainly wouldn’t know it by climbing it’s rock spires…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Where the Buffalo Roam

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/26Jun20-Custer-State-Park-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a place wnere the buffalo roam and herds of people come to watch them.  I’ll take you to a…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

A Road to Make You Drive Slowly

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/25Jun20-Custer-State-Park-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The purpose of a new road is usually to get people from one point to another more quickly and safely. …

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

South Dakota’s First State Park

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/24Jun20-Custer-State-Park-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is South Dakota’s first state park but when it was established over a century ago one man was worried…

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