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Tombstone’s Birdcage Theatre

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/10/29Oct21-Birdcage-Theater-Arizona.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Over one hundred years ago it was a destination all the top entertainers hit while touring the southwest.  Today it…

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The Veterinarian Who Began Arizona’s First Golf Resort

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/07/05Jul21-San-Marcos-Hotel.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Phoenix, Arizona has plenty of golf resorts that attract thousands of visitors, but ask someone who established the first course…

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The World’s Fifth Largest Airforce – And it Doesn’t Leave the Ground

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/14Jun21-The-Boneyard-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s the fifth largest air force in the world…but few of the planes here will fly…or even if they could,…

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I Need Some Parts for my Fighter Jet

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/06/11Jun21-The-Boneyard-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you were looking for some used parts to repair your car, you might go to a scrapyard to find…

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Master of Mountain Unicycling

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/04/07May21-Rough-Terrain-Unicycling.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many of us remember the struggle of learning to ride a bike as a kid.  Eventually we mastered it…and perhaps…

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Prodigal Sons of the Arivaca Ranch

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/18Jan21-Arivaca-Boys-Ranch-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Bible’s parable of the prodigal son shares the story of a wayward young man that comes home to a…

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A Boy Breaks a Horse, The Horse Breaks Him

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/15Jan21-Arivaca-Boys-Ranch-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Arivaca ranch has been breaking horses since the late 1800s.  They’re still breaking horses…but today the horses are also…

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The Ranch That Raises Much More Than Cattle

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/01/14Jan21-Arivaca-Boys-Ranch-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)For over a century, this ranch near Arizona’s border with Mexico has raised thousands of head of cattle, herded by…

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The Copper Queen Mine

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/18Jun20-Copper-Queen-Mine.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Under the earth in southern Arizona you’ll find a place that brought people to the dry, wide open stretches of…

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The Apache Leader Geronimo

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/11May20-Fort-Bowie-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Almost every American has heard of the Apache leader Geronimo, but few can tell you much about him. In a…

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A War in Southern Arizona

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/08May20-Fort-Bowie-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)At the same time the Civil War was being waged, another war occupied troops in southern Arizona. It was a…

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The Story of Tom Schafer

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/01May20-Iran-Hostage-Tom-Schafer-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was a stand-off that would consume parts of three calendar years. Today we take a look back at the…

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444 Days as a Hostage

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/30Apr20-Iran-Hostage-Tom-Schafer-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)During the current Covid-19 pandemic, some people may feel they are very confined compared to life a few months ago. …

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A Hostage in Iran

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/29Apr20-Iran-Hostage-Tom-Schafer-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Tom was working at the U.S. embassay in Theran in the late 1970s, and soon he and fifty-one other Americans…

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Looking For a Warm Place to Work

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/28Apr20-Iran-Hostage-Tom-Schafer-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)All Tom Schafer was looking for was a warmer place to work.  Unfortunately for him, he chose Iran in 1978…

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A Beautiful, Natural Wonder

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/27Sep19-Canyon-de-Chelly.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It is one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the nation…and a place who’s centuries old history provides a…

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Rewards Beyond Tips

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/11Jul19-Arizona-Trail-Ride-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Devin loves his job, but he admits the pay isn’t always the best. Sometimes the rewards come in tips; not…

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A Horse Adventure

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/09Jul19-Young-Arizona-High-School.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Horses helped settle the west and for Devin’s family, it’s those horses that people still come to see in order…

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Young, Arizona High School

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/09Jul19-Young-Arizona-High-School.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The high school in Young, Arizona recently held it’s high school graduation.  It’s a ceremony just about every high school…

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A Different Egg for Breakfast

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/07/08Jul19-Arizona-Quail-Eggs.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Maybe you enjoy some bacon and eggs for breakfast, but if you get your eggs from Elery Martin, well, your…

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