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Pawnee Bill

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/12/12Jan18-Pawnee-Bill-2018-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:58 — 2.0MB)It may have seemed this famous western showman had married the wrong woman.  After all, his bride was a city…

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The Cowboy Named Gordon Lillie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/12/11Jan18-Pawnee-Bill-2018-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:58 — 2.0MB)Many of us had childhood heroes, and for Gordon it was the famous showman Buffalo Bill.  What he might never…

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Best of 2017: A Store Named Pops

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/11/01Jan18-Best-of-2017-Pops.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)Most people travel Old Route 66 for the nostalgia.  So on the surface, this convenience store might not seem to…

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Pop’s Plac

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/01/01Feb17-Pops-on-Route-66-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The next time you think about getting a soft drink, think about reaching for a bacon-flavored soda or even a…

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700 Unique Choices of Soda

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/01/31Jan17-Pops-on-Route-66-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Just about every convenience store sells soft drinks and you can usually find a selection to fit just about anyone. …

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A Modern Convenience Store on Route 66

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/01/30Jan17-Pops-on-Route-66-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most people travel Old Route 66 for the nostalgia.  So on the surface, this convenience store might not seem to…

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A Meal in Meers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/05Oct16-Meers-Oklahoma-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Just northwest of Lawton…in the Wichita Mountains of Okalahoma, you will find a town named Meers.  Its one business is…

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Meers Store & Restaurant

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/04Oct16-Meers-Oklahoma-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you can find your way to Meers, Oklahoma you won’t have a problem spotting the restaurant…it’s just about the…

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Reviving the Longhorn

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/03Oct16-Meers-Oklahoma-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Like the buffalo that roamed the great plains,Cheap Jerseys from china longhorn cattle are an icon of the old west. …

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Oklahoma Oil

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/03/20Mar15-Oklahoma-Oil-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 4.1MB) The price of oil is a figure many Americans closely follow. Now imagine a time when the price dipped…

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Striking Oil at the Governor’s Mansion

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2015/03/19Mar15-Oklahoma-Oil-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 4.1MB) If you struck oil underneath your home, well you might just move in order to strike it rich. But…

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A Hangar to Park a Plane

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/25Jul14-Frank-Phillips-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:58 — 2.0MB)When Frank bought a plane he needed a hangar in which to park it. Soon the plane wasn’t the only…

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The Phillips Home

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/24Jul14-Frank-Phillips-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:58 — 2.0MB)The president of this oil company was looking for a place to entertain business leaders from the east coast and…

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The US Marshals Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/07Feb14-US-Marshals-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Who makes sure that the scientists of Antarctica are accountable to the law?  It may sound like a strange question,…

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The Critical Role of the US Marshals

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/06Feb14-US-Marshals-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)They are the longest tenured federal law enforcement group in the United States.  Their important work has played a critical…

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From Norway to Oklahoma

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/05Feb14-Heavener-Oklahoma-Runestone-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a long way from Norway to Oklahoma.  That’s precisely why this story seems so hard to believe.  However, could…

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A Different Story

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/04Feb14-Heavener-Oklahoma-Runestone-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You can find ancient carvings of Native Americans in many parts of the country.  So when early settlers happened upon…

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Vikings in Oklahoma

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/03Feb14-Heavener-Oklahoma-Runestone-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If you want to learn the story of ancient Vikings you would of course travel to Scandinavia…or Oklahoma of course. …

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The World’s Tallest

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/08Jan14-Worlds-Tallest-Hill.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)It is one of the highest points in the world and it isn’t out of reach for any climber, no…

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A Hotel on the Frontier

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/12/07Jan14-Poteau-Oklahoma-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Imagine a six story hotel in a place some would consider the frontier border of Oklahoma and Arkansas.  That was…

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