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President Andrew Johnson

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/02/21Feb11-Andrew-Johnson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 944.5KB)Every February, we celebrate the birthdays of Lincoln and Washington. But what about some of the lesser-known individuals who occupied…

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Lincoln’s Aide – William Johnson

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/02/Lincoln-Servant-William-Johnson.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Few people know that on Abraham Lincoln’s return to the District of Columbia from delivering the Gettysburg Address, he contracted…

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Springfield, Illinois’ Train Station

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/02/Lincoln-Inauguration-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)On the surface, this old train station in Springfield, Illinois may not seem to be that important.  However, when you…

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A President-Elect and a Yard Sale

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/02/Lincoln-Inaugeration-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)When people move, they often put some items up for sale and place others in the trash.  Now imagine it…

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Eisenhower’s Birthplace

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/08/20Jul09-Eisenhower-Birthplace1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)This President was born in Texas, but always claimed Kansas as his home…..

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Restoring Masterpieces

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/07/Pool-Table-Restoration-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:01 — 941.4KB)To say Joe Newell restores pool tables is like saying Michelangelo was just a painter. The work Joe does is…

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President Chester Arthur

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Chester-Arthur-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.3KB)Most Americans can name several men who have served as president of the United States. It’s a fair bet, most…

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The Hermitage

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/03/Hermitage-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 953.1KB)Mt. Vernon and Monticello are well known presidential homes. Alongside those well known names is another home and plantation, not…

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George Washington

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/George-Washington-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 950.0KB)Sometimes a person gains so much fame, they become bigger than life. So is that the case when we hear…

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Andrew Johnson

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New Hampshire Primaries at the Town and Country Motor Inn

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The Fitzgerald and Kennedy Families

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/28Jul09-JFK-Birthplace-2.mp3Podcast: Download (1.9MB)There was no doubt in Fitz’s mind…Joe was not the man for his daughter. The story of what happened when they married anyway…

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JFK’s Birthplace

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/07/27Jul09-JFK-Birthplace-11.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:03 — 1.9MB)Beal Street looks to be just another street in suburban Boston, but one house here is special…Our features this week…

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Eisenhower’s Birthplace

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2009/07/Eisenhower-Birthplace.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 1.9MB)This president was born in Texas but always claimed Kansas as his home. The story as well as all of…

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