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A Nativity for a Community

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/25Dec19-Del-Rio-Nativity.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many people display a nativity scene at Christmas, but this one is truly amazing.  Certainly it’s size is something to…

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A Famous Building and Battle

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/11Dec19-Alamo-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s one of the most famous buildings at the center of one of the most famous battles in history.  A…

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The Famous Ones from the Alamo

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/10Dec19-Alamo-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)James Bowie and William Barrett Travis are two of the famous names to defend the Alamo.  Perhaps the most well…

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The Mission San Antonio de Valero

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/12/09Dec19-Alamo-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)Today we head to Mission San Antonio de Valero.  Most people believe they have never heard of the place…but it’s…

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Alibates Flint

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/14Jun18-Alibates-Flint.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s called Alibates flint…and this spot in the panhandle of Texas is the only place in the world where you…

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Claiming a Body in Two Different States

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/12/10Jan18-Billy-the-Kid-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:58 — 2.0MB)When two different cities, in two different states claim to have the body of the same man, well, you know…

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William Henry Roberts Junior

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/12/09Jan18-Billy-the-Kid-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:58 — 2.0MB)His name was William Henry Roberts Jr.  Or was it?  In fact, could you really believe any name this man…

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Best of 2017: A Place Called Iran

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/11/26Dec17-Best-of-2017-Iraan-Texas.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)This land in southwest Texas appeared to be barren ranch country.  You could buy it for a relatively cheap price…

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Inside Iraan

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/10/23Oct17-Iraan-Texas-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Andrew travels on-location for each of the features you hear on this program. Today, we journey to a spot that…

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Former Barren Ranch Country

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/10/20Nov17-Iraan-Texas-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This land in southwest Texas appeared to be barren ranch country.  You could buy it for a relatively cheap price…

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The Patriotic Girl

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/08Jun17-Dublin-Bottling-Works-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)One would think the title of “Patriotic Girl” would be a good thing.  However, the general public was appalled by…

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A Special Cash Register

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/07Jun17-Dublin-Bottling-Works-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)There is a cash register in Dublin, Texas that many might simply pass off as a unique antique.  However, when…

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Shoot Me A Waco!

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/04/06Jun17-Dublin-Bottling-Works-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)If someone said, “Shot me a Waco” what would they want from you?  It may sound like an odd request…

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A Busy Chocolate Shop

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/03/05Apr17-Hico-Texas-Chocolatier-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)What is the busiest time of year for a chocolate shop?  You can probably guess a couple of holidays will…

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An Unexpected Business

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/03/04Apr17-Hico-Texas-Chocolatier-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)It is perhaps an unexpected business to find on the streets of Hico, Texas.  It is a place some might…

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From 4-H Project to Unexpected Business

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/03/03Apr17-Hico-Texas-Chocolatier-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It all began with a 4-h project in a rural area about an hour outside of Texas.  Fast forward about…

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The Cemetery that Drew a Crowd

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/07Sep16-Del-Rio-Texas-Cemetery.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most cemeteries are peaceful memorials to those who have passed.  That was the case here, until one of the newly…

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The Waters – Del Rio

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/06Sep16-Del-Rio-Texas-Water.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)When the first pioneers set about buildings homes and towns they often looked for a good water source to sustain…

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The Unusual Goat Gland Doctor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/05Sep16-Del-Rio-Texas-Dr-Brinkley-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You can still find the mansion and the hotel here in Del Rio, Texas of a once prominent and controversial…

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Dr. Brinkley’s Million Watt Signal

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2016/04/02Sep16-Del-Rio-Texas-Dr-Brinkley-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)We are thankful for the many stations that air our broadcasts every day, but nothing could match the power of…

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