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The Lost Colony of Roanoke

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/24Jul20-Fort-Raleigh-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)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 Voyage That Didn’t Reach Its Destination

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/23Jul20-Fort-Raleigh-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In 1587 three ships set sail from England bound for Chesapeake Bay.  The voyage wouldn’t make that destination though…and the…

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Fort Raleigh

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/07/22Jul20-Fort-Raleigh-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Over 300 years before the Wright Brothers would make there first flight at nearby Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Europeans landed…

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A Department Store Owner

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/02/17Feb16-Greensboro-Lunch-Counter-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:03 — 2.1MB)Earl Jones was a lawyer and state legislator who just happened to have an office across the street from a…

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At This Lunch Counter

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/02/16Feb16-Greensboro-Lunch-Counter-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We don’t think much these days about going into any restaurant and ordering a meal.  But in 1960, some were…

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A Quaker Community Determined to End Slavery

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/15Jan16-Mendenhall-Plantation-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In the heart of the south, there was one Quaker community determined to not only bring an end to slavery,…

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The Mendenhall Plantation

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/14Jan16-Mendenhall-Plantation-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)We might imagine that prior to the Civil War, most large farming operations in the south used slave labor.  Today,…

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When the Road Gets Moved

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/12/13Jan16-Mendenhall-Plantation-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Major highways can be a very important way to get people to your business.  What do you do when your…

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Overcoming Challenges 50 Years Later

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/23Oct15-NFA-History-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Next week at the National FFA Convention, there will be a recognition of the 50th anniversary of two groups joining…

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Separate and Not Equal

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/02/22Oct15-NFA-History-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)Separate but equal was almost always separate and NOT equal.  That was the case in agricultural education as well with…

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A Lost Colony

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/04/21May13-RoanokeFtRiley.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)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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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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