Posted in American Countryside Best of Florida

The Kingsley Plantation

The story of Kingsley Plantation is certainly fascinating…and when you factor in the life’s journey of the land owner’s wife…it makes this a most unique…

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A Rich History

The ground where this plantation stands passed from Spanish to English and then back to Spanish control before it ever became a part of the…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Nevada

A Man From Every State to Build the Hoover Dam

It took men from every state in the nation and many nations of the world to build Hoover Dam… SharePrintEmail

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An Engineering Feat in the Desert

It’s still an engineering wonder of the world – a feat some thought impossible, yet something that became a reality in a place that looked…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Missouri

The Honey War

War never tasted so sweet, at least that’s what some say when they speak of a conflict waged between Iowa and Missouri over exactly were…

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The Oldest Fort in the Nation’s Oldest City

It’s the oldest fort in the nation’s oldest city…and that means it can tell plenty of stories about many different nations.  We recapture some of…

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A Fort with a Storied History

It’s a place that has been attacked by the British, the army of the confederacy and even bands of Pirates. That’s quite a story for…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Illinois

Civil War History in Sycamore, Illinois

In the days after the Civil War, some African American families moved north with the Union troops with which they fought.  But the story of…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Washington

A Family Owned Lake Resort

There are lake resorts all across this nation…but it’s not everyday that you encounter a family owned operation that has been in business for over…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Washington

Campbell’s Resort

Today we have another installment of our American Countryside Café feature.  Although today’s feature is as much about a hotel as it is the restaurant…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Washington

The Largest Hydroelectric Dam in the Nation

It is the largest hydroelectric dam in the nation…spanning just a few feet shy of one mile across and over five hundred feet high…yet this…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Nebraska

Time in a POW Camp

By the end of WW II, Bill Shuck was in  POW camp with 9000 other English and American airman.  This is his story of time…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Nebraska

Bailing Out of a Burning Plane

Bill Shuck’s B17 bomber had been struck by flack…and now he and the crew had to bail out of the burning plane to save their…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Nebraska

The First Taste of War in a B-17

Today we say hello to listeners on two new affiliates, KBRF in Fergus Falls, MN and KIMn Gilette, WY.  Today’s features takes a look back…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Vermont

A Country Becomes a State

When this state joined the union, it was already operating as its own country – and no, I’m not talking about Texas.  It’s a fascinating…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Missouri

A Slice of the South in the North

It was a slice of the south embedded in the north.  A place where one notorious bank robber even returned some of his loot a…

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A Masterpiece in the Desert

When every U.S. president since Herbert Hoover has stayed at your hotel…you know you’ve got a masterpiece.  We’ll head to the desert… SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside baseball Best of Kansas City Missouri

In the Stadium with Denny Matthews

A major league baseball team plays 162 games in a season, but it’s rare any one player will play all of those contests.  However, today’s…

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Posted in American Countryside baseball Best of Kansas City Missouri

Keeping Baseball Interesting

When a baseball broadcaster has to describe a game that is lackluster at best, they may resort to talking about all kinds of things to…

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A Career Talking About Baseball

Some of you know that one of my favorite times of the year is when baseball season begin.  So, with that season upon us once…

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