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A Museum Dedicated to the Circus

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2017/10/27Oct17-Circus-Museum.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It all began with Albert, Otto, Alfred, Charles, and John. Without their last names, those first names might not mean…

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Dancing With a Spring In Your Step

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/10/21Oct14-Wausau-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Most people like to work in buildings that have a solid floor underneath them.  The fact that this place has a…

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An Important Product to Keep the Economy Afloat

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/10/20Oct14-Wausau-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)This city had one important product that kept its economy afloat.  That’s because the product, actually floated.  Sound confusing?  We’ll unravel…

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Sly As A Fox

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/09/13Oct14-Fromm-Fur-Farm-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)The Fromm Brothers might be said to have been as “sly as a fox.”  That’s because their business plan led them…

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The Center of the Hemisphere

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/24Jun14-Center-of-the-Hemisphere.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Head west on highway 29 from Wausau, Wisconsin, then turned north, back west, then back north…and then, find yourself next to…

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A Recognizable Last Name

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/23Jun14-Circus-Museum.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It all began with Albert, Otto, Alfred, Charles, and John. Without their last names, those first names might not mean…

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A Recognizable Railroad Depot

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/11Jun14-Wausau-Insurance.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)There’s a good chance you’ve never been to this railroad depot.  However, if you’re over forty years old, there’s a…

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Graffiti on a Ship

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/10Jun14-Wausau-Vietnam-Exhibit-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Most people consider graffiti a visual nuisance, something to be removed and forgotten.  The type of graffiti on this ship…

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Inside the General Nelson M Walker

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2014/05/09Jun14-Wausau-Vietnam-Exhibit-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In the 1960s, ships like the General Nelson M Walker took thousands of men across the Pacific to the war…

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Seven Great FREE Places to Visit with the Family this Summer

Here are seven places my family and I have discovered in the American Countryside listening area that are not only fun to visit, but also…

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Trying to Hold Harry Houdini

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/10/Harry-Houdini-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)They threw him in jail cells, put him in straight jackets, handcuffed him underwater, suspended him in the air from…

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Harry Houdini

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/10/Harry-Houdini-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)When you mention the name Harry Houdini, you, of course, recall him for his famous card tricks. Probably not. However,…

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Lindberger Cheese

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/09/Lindberger-Cheese-2011.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.0KB)It’s a story that radio can not do justice. Not because you need to see it, but because you need…

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Taliesin

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/04/Frank-Lloyd-Wright-Taliesan-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Ask an American who is the most famous architect in their country’s history and this man’s name is probably at…

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An Architect’s Inspiration

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/04/Frank-Lloyd-Wright-Taliesan-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Most people know him as a famous architect. They don’t realize his early years and perhaps the inspiration for his…

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A Museum with an Outhouse

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/01/Paper-Discovery-Center-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)This is an intriguing hands-on museum–especially when you consider it has an outhouse standing in the middle of it…..

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The Paper Discovery Center

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/01/Paper-Discovery-Center-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Green Bay may be known for the Packers, but the area is also known for its paper mills. You may…

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The Hearthstone Mansion

http://www.tombrand.info/audio/AMC/HearthstoneMansion.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Reports say the lights in this home made it seem like night had turned to day.  In fact, the lights…

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70 Truckloads of Butter a Day

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/11/Grassland-Dairy-Butter-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)We all know Santa’s elves must work year round to meet toy demand at year’s end, but who knew this…

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Butter from Wisconsin

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/11/Grassland-Dairy-Butter-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:00 — 938.2KB)Folks in the heart of dairy country know that this fourth generation business touches the diets of almost every American…..

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