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A Story Fitting for Halloween

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/31Oct18-Sleepy-Hollow-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)It’s a story fitting of Halloween.  The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and the headless horseman.  Today we go to the…

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Sleepy Hollow

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/30Oct18-Sleepy-Hollow-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Mention the name Sleepy Hollow and our minds quickly jump to tales of a headless horseman.  It’s quite a tale…

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Children Playing In Graveyards

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/29Oct18-Sleepy-Hollow-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)You don’t think of a graveyard as a place where children would play.  But here that was the case, and…

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The World’s Oldest Pet Cemetery

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/02Oct18-Hartsdale-Pet-Cemetery-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Ed Martin Jr. has helped bury dogs, cats, birds, guinea pigs and he’s even heard of a lion cub on…

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A Funeral Parlor Like None Other

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/09/01Oct18-Hartsdale-Pet-Cemetery-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Walk into this funeral parlor and it may look like others you’ve seen.  But soon you’ll notice some difference that…

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British or Revolutionary?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/26Aug16-St-Pauls-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:58 — 2.0MB)Methodist, Baptist, Catholic, Lutheran…there are many labels that may be placed on churches.  However, during the early years of this…

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St. Paul’s Church

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/25Aug16-St-Pauls-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Just outside of New York City proper,http://www.cheapfalconsjerseyssale.com yet well within the urban corridor, there sits a church in the suburb…

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The Philipse Manor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/10/17Oct14-Philipse-Manor.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)When America won her independence, there were thousands of men and women who remained loyal to England during the war….

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Over the Falls in a Barrel

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/01Aug14-Niagra-Falls-NY-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Don Lokor is asked many questions about Niagara Falls.  He is considered the resident historian of the national landmark.  The…

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A Visit to Niagra Falls

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/31Jul14-Niagra-Falls-NY-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Before Yellowstone was ever made the first national park, Niagara Falls became the nation’s first state park.  The thundering waters…

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Presumed Dead For Three Days

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/25Jan14-Fireman-Joe-Torillo-5.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)For three days Joe Torrillo’s family thought he’d died in the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center.  However a…

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Surviving Two Buildings

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/24Jan14-Fireman-Joe-Torillo-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Joe Torrillo survived not one building falling on top of him, but two.     Against all odds, he made a…

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Saving the Lives of Rescue Workers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/23Jan14-Fireman-Joe-Torillo-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Amid the tragic loss of life at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, one man saved the lives…

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A Ceremony That Would Not Take Place

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/22Jan14-Fireman-Joe-Torillo-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Joe Torrillo was ready to unveil a new action figure for a giant toy company in New York City.  However,…

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Tragedy and Triumph on 9-11

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/21Jan14-Fireman-Joe-Torillo-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we begin a series of programs with New York City firefighter, Joe Torrillo, as he shares his story of…

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Scenic Route: Inside the World Trade Center

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/01/ScenicRoute_JoeCarillo.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 23:29 — 16.1MB)If you were old enough to remember September 11th, 2001, you know exactly where you were when you heard the…

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Twas the Night Before Christmas

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/24Dec13-Night-Before-Christmas.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)We know the words of “’twas the night before Christmas;” words that helped solidify the image of Santa over 200…

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The Survivor Tree

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/10/12Nov13-Survivor-Tree.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)When the twin towers collapsed on September 11th, 2001, emergency responders raced to the scene to save lives.  Interestingly, there…

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Five Places to Find Columbus in the New World Today

In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety Two, Columbus sailed the Ocean Blue. And ever since, people have been building monuments to him. In fact, one Internet…

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British or Revolutionary?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/08/St-Pauls-Church-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)Methodist, Baptist, Catholic, Lutheran–there are many labels that may be placed on churches. However, during the early years of this…

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