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Shooting Apples Off Heads

Perhaps you’ve heard of someone shooting an apple off of someone’s head or hitting a cigarette in someone’s mouth.  It was real life for this…

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Posted in American Countryside Ohio

Amazing and Totally Unexpected Skills

Her skills were amazing and totally unexpected.  A young lady from the frontier was outshooting men of all ages and that fact had crowds flocking…

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Posted in American Countryside Ohio

Greenville, Ohio’s Most Popular Person

She is arguably the most famous person to grow up in Greenville, Ohio.  You’ve most likely heard of her and the skill that took her…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Tennessee

The Story of Daddy Bryson

His name was Daddy Bryson…and he became one of the best-known train engineers in the Smoky Mountains…not because of his skill on the rails, but…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Tennessee

Logging to Create A Park

Visitors to Smoky Mountain National Park can wander miles of trails that meander through endless forests.  It wasn’t that long ago many of these forests…

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Posted in American Countryside American Revolution Best of Pennsylvania

A Bell That Took Time to Become Famous

July 4th, 1776.  It’s Indpendence Day in the United States and one of the symbols of our freedom is the Liberty Bell.  But most folks…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Pennsylvania

When George Washington Surrendered

It was the only time General Washington ever surrendered an army…and that just may have everything to do with July 4th being our Independence Day……

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Pennsylvania

Shaping Independence

It’s a war most American know little about, yet it’s a conflict that shaped America’s war for Independence just a few years later…Please update now…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of California

Naturalist John Muir

Over a century ago, President Roosevelt was so interested in preserving natural wonders, he traveled all the way to California to take a camping trip…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of California

Nature Closer to Home

When this man’s trip to the Amazon fell through, he instead began to travel this country to see all that nature held closer to home. …

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

An Unusual Museum

When you pull up to this small building, you may be surprised to learn that people are making detours just to see what’s inside.  In…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Knowledgeable About Vinegar

It’s a product you can find named in the Bible and in ancient texts.  However, it’s something that is familiar yet unknown to most of…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Putting the Town on the Map

Lawrence Diggs is not you average citizen.  If he seemed out-of-place here, he certainly wasn’t for long as the residents of this community of under…

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Posted in Alabama American Countryside

An American Idol

You never know who you might meet when doing an interview.  On a recent trip to Alabama to a historic recording studio, I was asked…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Montana

A Place Known As Traveler’s Rest

It was a meeting place, a point were Lewis and Clark twice stopped during very important points in their journey… SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Montana

The Lolo Trail

It was the most difficult climb in their journey west–the Rocky mountains of Montana and Idaho.  We hit the Lolo trail… SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Poker Alice

She was simply known as Poker Alice.  She was an expert card player who used to begin each game by proclaiming, ““Praise the Lord and…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Rapid City’s Historical Museum

Today we say hello to our listeners on KOTA in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Residents there know of an amazing local museum that tells the…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Texas

Alibates Flint

It’s called Alibates flint…and this spot in the panhandle of Texas is the only place in the world where you can find it.  Not only…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

The Discovery of Black Hills Gold

Perhaps you’ve heard of Black Hills gold.  Its discovery rapidly changed life in today’s western South Dakota… SharePrintEmail

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