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Freedman’s Village and Arlington National Cemetery

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/06/Section-27-Arlington-Cemetery-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 940.2KB)It was a village inside Arlington National Cemetery, a place where people found refuge during the Civil War. Here’s the…

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A Colony Lost

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/05/Roanoke-Ft-Raleigh-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 941.4KB)It’s known as the lost colony of Roanoke–a settlement of English that vanished between 1587 and 1590 in what is…

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The Colony of Roanoke

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/05/Roanoke-Ft-Raleigh-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 941.4KB)In 1587 three ships set sail from England bound for Chesapeake Bay. The voyage wouldn’t make that destination though, and…

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Andrew Johnson

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/Andrew-Johnson-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 957.1KB)Every February we celebrate the birthdays of Lincoln and Washington. But what about some of the other lesser known individuals…

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Sunset Volcano Crater National Monument

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/01/Sunset-Volcano.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 957.1KB)Although it’s been about a millennium since this place rumbled to life, the mountain still speaks of the event that…

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Catoctin Mountain Park (Part 2)

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Catoctin Mountain Park (Part 1)

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The Wildlife of Denali National Park

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/11/Denali-National-Park-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Denali National Park is home to North America’s tallest peak and many types of wildlife. Today we venture there for…

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A Mountain Called Denali

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/11/Denali-National-Park-11.mp3Podcast: Download ()Denali National Park is home to a peak for which the park is named…Denali…which means The Great One. Many people know it as…

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Antietam Battle

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/09/Antietam-Battle-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)Even by today’s standards, the cost of this battle was staggering. It was a 12 hour conflict that saw a…

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Antietam Battle’s Blood Lane

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/09/Antietam-Battle-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.1KB)The fields were filled with ears of corn nearing harvest during September, but the kernels would never be shelled. In…

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Knowing Someone Else’s Battle Plan

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Battle at Antietam

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/09/Antietam-Battle-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.7KB)You may have heard stories of family members fighting against one another during the Civil War. At this famous battlefield,…

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The Battle of Gettysburg

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/gettysburg-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 949.4KB)In the three days leading up to Independence Day in 1863, Americans waged the greatest of battles against one another…

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Visit Missouri: Liberty Memorial

I can’t say enough about the World War I museum in Kansas City. It is a true gem in the Midwest and more people need…

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