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Cemeteries without Headstones

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/03/30Mar21-Hopewell-Mounds-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Cemeteries usually have headstones to make the spot of loved ones who have passed.  But this civilization used something far…

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Long Before Columbus…

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/03/29Mar21-Hopewell-Mounds-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)History on this continent is young when compared to places like Europe…but that mentality is to forget about the centuries…

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The Non-Electric Shopping Mall

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/03/26Mar21-Lehmans-Amish-Store-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you lived without electricity…either by choice or simply because of the location you lived…where would you go to find…

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A Successful Business That’s Behind the Times

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/03/25Mar21-Lehmans-Amish-Store-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you’re going to do well in business you have to stay up with the times…but for jay Lehman…doing the…

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The Coonskin Library

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/10/21Oct19-Coonskin-Library.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s called the Coonskin Library, a private library established on the American frontier.  But few people today would know the…

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The American Whistle Company

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/05/23May19-American-Whistle-Company.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You might hear it because someone is in danger, or you could hear it when you’ve done something wrong. Whatever…

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The Jesse Owens Story

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/12Oct18-Jesse-Owens-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)He won four gold medals in track and field at the 1936 Olympics, a feat that would not be duplicated…

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From Sharecropper to Legend

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/10/11Oct18-Jesse-Owens-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He was born into a family of sharecroppers in northern Alabama.  His time on this farm lasted until the age…

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Tabloid Reporting Over a Century Ago

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/07/12Jul18-Annie-Oakley-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If the tabloids report it, is the story really true?  Over a century ago, many American believed this star had…

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Shooting Apples Off Heads

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/07/11Jul18-Annie-Oakley-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Perhaps you’ve heard of someone shooting an apple off of someone’s head or hitting a cigarette in someone’s mouth.  It…

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Amazing and Totally Unexpected Skills

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/07/10Jul18-Annie-Oakley-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Her skills were amazing and totally unexpected.  A young lady from the frontier was outshooting men of all ages and…

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Greenville, Ohio’s Most Popular Person

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/07/09Jul18-Annie-Oakley-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)She is arguably the most famous person to grow up in Greenville, Ohio.  You’ve most likely heard of her and…

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A Meeting of Notables

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/03/29Mar18-Treaty-of-Greenville-Ohio-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The years was 1795 and on what was then the western frontier of the United States, a meeting of some…

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Fort Greenville

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/03/28Mar18-Treaty-of-Greenville-Ohio-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It was one the largest forts of its day, yet a place hard to find a trace of today.  The…

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Westward Expansion and an Inevitable Confrontation

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/03/27Mar18-Treaty-of-Greenville-Ohio-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is a story of westward expansion and the inevitable confrontation of those heading west and those already on the…

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Pastures Full of Danger

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/15Sep17-Wright-Brothers-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Wright Brothers made their first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.  However, it was the farmers around Dayton that…

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Before First Flight

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/08/14Sep17-Wright-Brothers-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Although Kitty Hawk, North Carolina received most of the attention regarding the Wright Brothers first flight, it was this Ohio…

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A Role of Feeding Americans

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/05Jun17-Ohio-Food-Bank-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you were dropped inside this building and had no idea what it was, it might take you awhile to…

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An Old Mattress Warehouse–Repurposed

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/02Jun17-Ohio-Food-Bank-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What can you do with an old mattress warehouse?  Use it to feed thousands of people in twenty counties.  That’s…

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The Underground Railroad

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/01/15Mar17-Underground-Railroad-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)You can go to many spots around the country and see homes, barns and businesses that served as stops on…

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