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Walking From Arkansas to Mexico City

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/21Oct20-De-Soto-National-Memorial-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine walking all the way from Arkansas to Mexico City.  That’s what this expedition attempted to do.  When they finally…

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Looking For Gold

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/20Oct20-De-Soto-National-Memorial-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is hard to imagine the changes that took place in the American southeast during the 16th century.  The Spanish…

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In Search of the Fountain of Youth

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/19Oct20-De-Soto-National-Memorial-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may remember your history book told you of Ponce de Leon and his search for the “fountain of youth.” …

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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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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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The Kingsley Plantation

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/05/06May19-Kingsley-Plantation-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The story of Kingsley Plantation is certainly fascinating…and when you factor in the life’s journey of the land owner’s wife…it…

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A Rich History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/03May19-Kingsley-Plantation-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The ground where this plantation stands passed from Spanish to English and then back to Spanish control before it ever…

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The Oldest Fort in the Nation’s Oldest City

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/29Apr19-Castillo-de-San-Marcos-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s the oldest fort in the nation’s oldest city…and that means it can tell plenty of stories about many different…

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A Fort with a Storied History

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/04/26Apr19-Castillo-de-San-Marcos-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 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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The Effects of Asian Citrus Psyllid

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/26Mar19-Haines-City-Florida-Citrus-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the Asian Citrus Psyllid. It’s one of those names that’s hard to…

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The Challenges Within the Orange Industry

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/03/25Mar19-Haines-City-Florida-Citrus-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Perhaps you have a glass of orange juice in the morning; but did you know the state known for producing…

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The Indirect Transformation of a Florida Neighborhood

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/12/08Jan18-Ybor-City-Florida-2018-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:58 — 2.0MB)When U.S. soldiers crossed the Atlantic to fight in World War I, they not only preserved freedom, they also discovered…

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The History of Ybor City

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/11/05Jan18-Ybor-City-Florida-2018-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Mention Ybor City to someone in Tampa, FL and they will probably tell you about all the great restaurants and…

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Home of the Six Toed Cats

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/20Jun14-Ernest-Hemmingway-Home-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you walk around Key West, Florida, there’s a good chance you may encounter a most unusual type of cat….

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The Largest Residential Property in Key West

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/19Jun14-Ernest-Hemmingway-Home-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s the single largest residential property in Key West, Florida.  The couple who lived here led lives that most of…

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Replacing Ceiling Fans with Chandaliers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/18Jun14-Ernest-Hemmingway-Home-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Replacing your ceiling fans with Parisian chandeliers might be an upgrade. That’s what this decorator believed to be the case. …

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A Trip to Ernest Hemmingway’s Home

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/17Jun14-Ernest-Hemmingway-Home-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)We’ll be in Key West, Florida for the next installments of our stories, taking a look at well-known author, Ernest…

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A Deadly Trip

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/06/27Jun13-De-Soto-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.8MB)Imagine walking all the way from Arkansas to Mexico City. That’s what this expedition attempted to do. When they finally…

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Transforming Florida Forever

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/06/26Jun13-De-Soto-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.7MB)It’s hard to imagine the changes that took place in the American southeast during the 16th Century. The Spanish came…

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Plant City, Florida’s Strawberries

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/03/12Mar13-Plant-City-Strawberries-Ray-Clark.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 1.4MB)Plant City, Florida is well known for its strawberries.  In fact, their annual strawberry festival will attract more people than…

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