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The latest American Countryside video features St. Joseph, Missouri, and one of its early entrepreneurs. William Wyeth helped outfit settlers as they headed west from Missouri — and even helped them stock up along the trail.
The video was produced with the help of Freedoms Frontier National Heritage Area. Freedoms Frontier is dedicated to preserving stories from along the Missouri-Kansas border, where the fight over slavery played a big part in the start of the Civil War.
March 1, 2013 by
Holbrook, Arizona, is just what you’d expect from a town in the Old West. It had a reputation as a place that was “too tough for women and churches.” Find out why on this installment of American Countryside Video.
February 25, 2013 by
We’ll be adding more video over the coming months, as we bring you a fuller picture of The American Countryside. Here’s the first installment.