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Fort Abercrombie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/28Oct20-Fort-Ambercrombie-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you think of settlers traveling west, you might think of them crossing states like Kansas and Nebraska.  Perhaps we…

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Germans with Cannons

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/27Oct20-Fort-Ambercrombie-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In 1862 there were several battles between the U.S. military and Dakota Indians at Fort Abercombie, North Dakota.  Interestingly, what…

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A Different Looking Fort

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/10/26Oct20-Fort-Ambercrombie-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you think of a fort from the 1800s, you probably envision high wooden walls with watchtowers.  This fort didn’t…

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Fort Buford’s Importance

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/08/13Aug20-Yellowstone-Confluence-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today little remains of Ft. Buford just inside North Dakota’s border with Montana. Yet it was one of the most…

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An Important Marker for Lewis & Clark

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/08/12Aug20-Yellowstone-Confluence-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today it is a point just inside North Dakota’s border with Montana. Then it was an important marker on the…

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A Record That People Didn’t Want Broken

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/14Apr20-Roger-Maris-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Records are made to be broken – or are they?  When it came to this record, many people wanted the…

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A Museum in a Shopping Mall

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/04/13Apr20-Roger-Maris-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You might be surprised to find this museum in a shopping mall, but there’s a very good reason it’s there…and…

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A Vast Trading Network

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/03/23Mar20-Fort-Union.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was the site of a vast trading network on the northern plains.  Its history spanned forty years and today,…

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An Amazing Grazing Animal

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/06Feb20-National-Buffalo-Museum-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you think of athletic animals you probably don’t quickly choose a buffalo to fit the bill.  But in a…

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Bison or Buffalo?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/05Feb20-National-Buffalo-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Are they bison or buffalo, or if there any difference?  In a moment you’ll hear why the names can make…

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The Land Where the Buffalo Roam

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/01/04Feb20-National-Buffalo-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)We’ve all heard of the vast herds of buffalo that once roamed the high plains.  At one time there numbers…

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The Story of Louie L’amour

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/08Mar19-Louis-Lamour.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If you’re like me, you probably heard many fascinating tales from your grandparents when you were a kid.  Their stories…

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Limpy Jack

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/07Mar19-Limpy-Jack.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today’s feature is about a man named Limpy Jack.  With a name like that, I suppose we already have you…

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History in Jamestown, North Dakota

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/06Mar19-Jamestown-History.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many forts on the high plains came and went as needs for protection passed.  One such fort can be found…

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The Jamestown Courthouse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/05Mar19-Jamestown-ND-Courthouse-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In Jamestown, North Dakota you will find a grand old courthouse that was an important part of the statehood process. …

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How Bismarck Became Capital of North Dakota

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/04Mar19-Jamestown-ND-Courthouse-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)How did Bismarck become the capital of North Dakota?  Someone made sure the committee making the decision didn’t get to…

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A Lifetime Opportunity

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/12Feb09-Bagg-Bonanza-Farm-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was quite an opportunity – manage a farm for two decades and then be given nearly 10,000 acres of…

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Bonanza Farms

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/02/11Feb09-Bagg-Bonanza-Farm-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)They were some of the largest farms on the continent.  Called bonanza farms, they stretched for thousand of acres and…

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Talking About Someone Famous For a Living

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/11/30Nov18-Jack-Stahlman-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Did you ever meet someone famous and then tell everyone about your encounter?  That’s in a sense what Jack does…

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Making It on the Screen

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/11/29Nov18-Jack-Stahlman-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)How to you become a well known actor in Hollywood?  Well, that’s what Jack had to figure out, but it…

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