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Posted in American Countryside Best of California

Nature Closer to Home

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/28Jun18-John-Muir-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When this man’s trip to the Amazon fell through, he instead began to travel this country to see all that…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

An Unusual Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/27Jun18-Vinegar-Museum-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you pull up to this small building, you may be surprised to learn that people are making detours just…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Knowledgeable About Vinegar

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/26Jun18-Vinegar-Museum-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a product you can find named in the Bible and in ancient texts.  However, it’s something that is familiar…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Putting the Town on the Map

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/25Jun18-Vinegar-Museum-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Lawrence Diggs is not you average citizen.  If he seemed out-of-place here, he certainly wasn’t for long as the residents…

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Posted in Alabama American Countryside

An American Idol

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/22Jun18-American-Idol-Garett-Miles.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You never know who you might meet when doing an interview.  On a recent trip to Alabama to a historic…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Montana

A Place Known As Traveler’s Rest

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/21Jun18-Travelers-Rest-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was a meeting place, a point were Lewis and Clark twice stopped during very important points in their journey…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Montana

The Lolo Trail

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/20Jun18-Travelers-Rest-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was the most difficult climb in their journey west–the Rocky mountains of Montana and Idaho.  We hit the Lolo…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Poker Alice

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/19Jun18-Rapid-City-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)She was simply known as Poker Alice.  She was an expert card player who used to begin each game by…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Rapid City’s Historical Museum

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/15Jun18-Rapid-City-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KOTA in Rapid City, South Dakota.  Residents there know of an amazing…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Texas

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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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

The Discovery of Black Hills Gold

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/18Jun18-Rapid-City-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Perhaps you’ve heard of Black Hills gold.  Its discovery rapidly changed life in today’s western South Dakota…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Pennsylvania

One of the First Oil Boom Towns

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/13Jun18-Drake-Oil-Well-Museum.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In a moment we head to oil country in the U.S…but this isn’t a trip to Oklahoma, Texas or even…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Lining Up for Repeat Purchases

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/12Jun18-Kool-Aid-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Marketing and advertising are keys to getting a product known and bought by consumers.  Perhaps no one did it better…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Part of the Meal for Troops

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/11Jun18-Kool-Aid-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It was a part of some meals served to U.S. troops during World War II.  However, you probably don’t associate…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

The Story of Edwin Perkins

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/08Jun18-Kool-Aid-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KHAS in Hastings, Nebraska.  Residents have probably heard of a man named…

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Posted in American Countryside Best of Oklahoma

Springing Up a State Capital Overnight

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/07Jun18-Oklahoma-Land-Rush-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If a city grows quickly, we might say it sprang up overnight.  This state capital literally sprang into existence in…

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Running to Get a Deal

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/06Jun18-Oklahoma-Land-Rush-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If you found a great deal on a house of a piece of land, we might say that we ran…

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Posted in American Countryside baseball Iowa

The First Professional African American Baseball Player

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/05Jun18-Bud-Fowler-Keokuk-Baseball-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Who was the first African American major league baseball player.  Most say Jackie Robinson.  However, residents of this town say…

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Posted in American Countryside baseball Iowa

Keokuk, Iowa–Major League Baseball Town?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/06/04Jun18-Bud-Fowler-Keokuk-Baseball-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)You probably don’t think of Keokuk, Iowa as a town that could support a Major League Baseball team.  But that…

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Indiana

The Name and the Story Behind An Indiana Couple

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2018/05/01Jun18-Fountain-City-IN-Levi-Coffin-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Many fourth graders are required to study their states history.  If you live in Indiana you probably studied this name. …

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