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A Foreign Attack on the U.S. Mainland

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/09/08Oct21-Balloon-Bombs-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was a foreign attack on the U.S. mainland…yet few have heard the story of Japan’s balloon bombs and the…

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Japanese Bombs on the U.S. Mainland

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/09/07Oct21-Balloon-Bombs-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Americans know of the bombs Japan dropped at Pearl Harbor…yet few have heard the story of the 9000 that were…

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A Museum Dedicated to Advertising

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/09/20Sep21-Museum-of-Advertising.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If it were not for sponsors…daily broadcasts like this…and radio stations themselves for that matter would not be able to…

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Where is the Applegate Trail?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2021/09/08Sep21-Applegate-Trail.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most people have heard of the Oregon Trail…but few have come across the Applegate Trail…yet it was the latter that…

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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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Hijacked to America

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/02/29Apr16-Dalles-Oregon-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)He did not want to come to America and once he got here he quickly made arrangement to go back…

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The Best House at the Fort

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/02/28Apr16-Dalles-Oregon-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Life at a frontier outpost could sometime be isolated and lacking the amenities of affluence.  This commander had a plan…

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What are the Dalles?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/02/27Apr16-Dalles-Oregon-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s one of the more unusual place names in America.  The Dalles.  Where is it and what is it?  If…

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Stories from Pendleton, Oregon

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/02Dec15-Pendelton-Underground-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most towns have a mix of good and bad in their histories.  Perhaps that’s the case for Pendleton, Oregon.  Certainly…

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Underground Tunnels and Secret Establishments

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/01Dec15-Pendelton-Underground-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may think stories of secret underground tunnels and secret subterranean establishments is a thing of folklore.  But go below…

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A Town for Early Travelers

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/11/30Nov15-Pendelton-Underground-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)About 200 miles east of Portland, Oregon on today’s interstate 84, you’ll find a town that once served the early…

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Traveling Back Home

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/09/25Oct13-Fort-Clatsop-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.0MB)It was their goal…yet it was only the half way point of the trip…It was the Pacific Ocean that the…

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A Suitable Winter Camp

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/09/24Oct13-Fort-Clatsop-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)After spotting the Pacific Ocean on November 7th, 1805, Lewis and Clark searched for a suitable location for their winter…

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The Balloon Bombs from World War II

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/09/21Oct13-Balloon-Bombs.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)It was a foreign attack on the US mainland, yet few have heard the story about Japan’s balloon bomb and…

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