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An Interview Underground

Over the year’s we’ve done some of our interviews underground.  That’s the case for today’s feature…situated on “level seven” of one of the most important…

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San Marcos Resort

Phoenix, Arizona has plenty of golf resorts that attract thousands of visitors, but ask someone who established the first course in the state and they’ll…

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Stone Spires Rising Into the Sky

It’s a place of amazing natural beauty, with stone spires rising high into the sky.  It’s also a place of history, where two cultures collided……

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A Place of Respect

Many would consider this cemetery to be a tourist attraction.  Yet it doesn’t charge admission and is a place of respect.  It’s a place with…

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A Place Called Boot Hill

There are several cemeteries in the west called “Boot Hill.”  That’s because many of the dead died with their boots on… SharePrintEmail

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A Cemetery With Different Markers

Most cemeteries have markers with a person’s name, date of birth and death, and little else.  Not so for many of the markers in this…

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A Trip to Joe & Aggie’s Cafe

Today we’re at Joe & Aggie’s café, a restaurant that’s been serving up great meals for over 70 years now in Holbrook, Arizona… SharePrintEmail

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The Wigwam Hotel

If you, your kids or even your grand kids have seen the movie Cars, then you probably remember the Cozy Cones.  They’re patterned after a…

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Oceanfront Property in Arizona

George Strait once sang that he had some oceanfront property in Arizona and if you’d buy that he’d throw the Golden Gate in free. This…

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A Bridge in the Desert

Before bridges crossed rivers, communities often relied upon ferries to carry people and supplies. In some cases, those ferry operators were able to build thriving…

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A Trip to Yuma, Arizona

Yuma, Arizona is in the Sonora dessert. The annual average rainfall is about three inches per year. So it is a bit ironic that it…

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Pigs in the Middle of a City

You don’t expect to see 400 hogs in the middle of a city, but that’s what’s happening in the Phoenix metro area. And there’s a…

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An Unbreakable Code

Roy Hawthorne had three brothers who had already volunteered for the Army.  So when Roy was 17, he too joined the battles of World War…

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Navajo Codetalker Roy Hawthorne

Our series with Navajo codetalker, Roy Hawthorne continues today.  Remember, you can hear the full interview on the Scenic Route at AmericanCountryside.com and on American…

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Using Your Native Language for Coded Messages

When World War II began, many men here in Navajo country volunteered for the armed forces.  Some of those men were asked to use their…

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A Codetalker for World War II

This week you’ll be hearing a series of programs with World War II Navajo codetalker, Roy Hawthorne.  You can also see our American Countryside television…

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Scenic Route – Navajo Code Talker

Beginning in 1942, Navajo men began using their native language to send coded messages in combat during World War II.  The role they played in…

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Hidden Cove Petroglyph Park

I’ve always enjoyed the chance to view Native American petroglyphs.  The ancient rock writing is fascinating, but it’s hard to find but a handful of…

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Petroglyphs

They’re called petroglyphs. They are carvings or drawings made into the stone from hundreds of years ago. We know little about what they mean, yet…

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The Zuck Family Corral

Just outside Holbrook, Arizona you can find the remains of an old corral that once housed the herd of the Zuck family. The ranch hands…

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