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Freedman’s Village and Arlington National Cemetery

It was a village inside Arlington National Cemetery, a place where people found refuge during the Civil War. Here’s the story of the unique city…

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Posted in American Countryside National Historic Site National Park Service North Carolina Podcast

A Colony Lost

It’s known as the lost colony of Roanoke–a settlement of English that vanished between 1587 and 1590 in what is today North Carolina. Over 400…

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The Colony of Roanoke

In 1587 three ships set sail from England bound for Chesapeake Bay. The voyage wouldn’t make that destination though, and the fate of those than…

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Posted in American Countryside National Historic Site National Park Service Podcast Presidents Tennessee

Andrew Johnson

Every February we celebrate the birthdays of Lincoln and Washington. But what about some of the other lesser known individuals who occupied the White House?…

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Sunset Volcano Crater National Monument

Although it’s been about a millennium since this place rumbled to life, the mountain still speaks of the event that took place here… SharePrintEmail

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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

Denali National Park is home to North America’s tallest peak and many types of wildlife. Today we venture there for a look at one of…

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A Mountain Called Denali

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 Mt. McKinley…a…

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Maryland National Battlefield National Park Service Podcast

Antietam Battle

Even by today’s standards, the cost of this battle was staggering. It was a 12 hour conflict that saw a man killed every second; that’s…

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Antietam Battle’s Blood Lane

The fields were filled with ears of corn nearing harvest during September, but the kernels would never be shelled. In fact, it was these fields…

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Maryland National Battlefield National Park Service Podcast

Knowing Someone Else’s Battle Plan

Imagine going into a battle and having the enemy’s plan of attach in your hands. It sounds like it would not be a fair fight,…

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Maryland National Battlefield National Park Service Podcast

Battle at Antietam

You may have heard stories of family members fighting against one another during the Civil War. At this famous battlefield, it was the teacher who…

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The Battle of Gettysburg

In the three days leading up to Independence Day in 1863, Americans waged the greatest of battles against one another at Gettysburg.  So for the…

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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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