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The Mount Washington Auto Race

Imagine running the Daytona 500 on a mountain road with steep grades and no guardrails.  The cars may not be the same…but autos have been…

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Hairpin Turns and No Guardrails

It’s a mountain road with hairpin curves, no guardrails and an average grade of 12%.  That makes it one of the most popular and perhaps…

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The Mountain Road

It was big news when this mountain road opened…not because it linked two cities, but rather because it linked tourists with one of the most…

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Brice’s Crossroads

His cavalrymen fought like none other…and their maneuvers are still the topic of military studies today. That has many history buffs and even the general public…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Ohio

A Role of Feeding Americans

If you were dropped inside this building and had no idea what it was, it might take you awhile to figure out what business operated…

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An Old Mattress Warehouse–Repurposed

What can you do with an old mattress warehouse?  Use it to feed thousands of people in twenty counties.  That’s what this organization is doing……

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Virginia Washington, DC

The Unique Village in the City

It was a village inside Arlington National Cemetery…a place where people found refuge during the Civil War.  This is the story of the unique city…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Virginia Washington, DC

The Historic Spot at Arlington National Cemetery

Although most visitors to Arlington National Cemetery simply see the Tomb of the Unknowns and perhaps the JFK grave site…there are many interesting areas of…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Virginia Washington, DC

From Summer Job to Over 30 Year Career

Tom thought he was coming here simply to fill a summer job.  After more than 30 years later, he says it was a great role……

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Maryland

Volunteers Helping Others in Tragedies

Today we see these volunteers helping others around the world after natural disasters and other tragedies.  It all began with one woman who left her…

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One of the Most Recognized Organizations

Today it is one of the most recognized organizations helping those in need…and its story began with one women helping the soldiers of the Civil…

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The Little Jail

The need for maximum security prisons is an unfortunate reality of life.  On the other end of the spectrum is the jail in Gardner, Illinois….

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The Spruce Goose

This plane made but one flight – a trip that lasted about one mile just a few yards off of the surface.  Yet, it remains…

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The Postville Courthouse

Americans regard him as one of their most beloved presidents…a man that pulled a nation together as civil war tore it apart.  When you look…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Georgia

Inside the Earth Lodge

It this country…the U.S. Capitol is the place where laws are made…but 1000 years ago…it was perhaps this earth lodge where the most important decisions…

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Unique Mounds and Lodges

Most of what we know about this group of people comes from the mounds they built all across the U.S.  In the state of Georgia…

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The Underground Railroad

You can go to many spots around the country and see homes, barns and businesses that served as stops on the underground railroad.  What most…

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One of the Most Famous Railroads

It is one of the most famous railroads in this country’s history…yet it ran without a published schedule.  For some it was a source of…

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President’s Week 2017: Calvin Coolidge

It all happened in the middle of the night.  The citizens of the United States went to bed on August 2nd, 1923 with Warren Harding…

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President’s Week 2017: Herbert Hoover

It’s Presidents Week on the and today’s feature focuses on a graduate of Stanford who used his engineering degree to travel the world… SharePrintEmail

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