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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

John the Baptist and Music

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/23Jun20-Father-Paul-Turner-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You may not think of John the Baptist as someone who would teach you a lot about music, but in…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

Another Man’s Birthday Celebrated

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/22Jun20-Father-Paul-Turner-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Everyone knows that Christmas is celebrated on December 25th, but at the opposite point of the year, another man’s birth…

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Posted in American Countryside Michigan

The Historic Route of Cereals

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/19Jun20-Kellogg-Cereal.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Grocery stores devote plenty of shelf space to cereals, but the historic route those breakfast foods took to get there…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

The Copper Queen Mine

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/18Jun20-Copper-Queen-Mine.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Under the earth in southern Arizona you’ll find a place that brought people to the dry, wide open stretches of…

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Posted in American Countryside New Jersey

Some of the Best Loved Dogs in the World

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/17Jun20-Seeing-Eye.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)They are some of the best known and most loved dogs in the world…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

A Museum with Big Artifacts

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/16Jun20-South-Dakota-Air-Space-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It’s a museum with some of the biggest artifacts you’ll find and you can walk right up to just about…

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Posted in American Countryside South Dakota

Higher and Faster than a Plane

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/15Jun20-South-Dakota-Air-Space-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you think of an Air Force base you of course think of air planes.  But at this base, the…

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Posted in American Countryside Maryland

A Presidential Retreat

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/12Jun20-Catoctin-Mountain-Park-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)People have long recognized this place as a prime spot to get away from it all. During the term of…

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Posted in American Countryside Maryland

A One-time Disaster Area

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/11Jun20-Catoctin-Mountain-Park-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)There was a time when these hills were a seeming disaster area. Fires and erosion had driven farmers from the…

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Posted in American Countryside Massachusetts

Boston’s Black Tide

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/10Jun20-Dark-Tide-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When a massive tank of molasses burst on Boston’s Commerical Street in 1919, 21 lives were lost in the resulting…

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Posted in American Countryside Massachusetts

A Wall of Molasses

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/09Jun20-Dark-Tide-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)At first it may sound like a hoax, a wall of molasses moving through the city of Boston swallowing everything…

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Posted in American Countryside California

An Oasis in the Middle of a Desert

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/06/08Jun20-Mojave-Desert.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)It is truly an oasis in the middle of a desert, a place where rails, roads and range meet. We…

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Pennsylvania

The Most Memorable Tour

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/05Jun20-Gettysburg-Battlefield-Guide-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)He’s shared his knowledge with joint chiefs of staff, ambassadors and other high-ranking government officials. But when you lead tours…

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Posted in American Countryside Civil War Pennsylvania

A Title That’s Tough to Attain

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/04Jun20-Gettysburg-Battlefield-Guide-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Each of us probably remembers studying hours and hours for a big test. The test given here certainly requires plenty…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

The Last Steam Engine

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/03Jun20-Sterling-Illinois-Dillon-Home-Barbed-Wire-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)You can still find a few steam engines in this country pulling tourist trains. But when was the last steam…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

“What” Won the West

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/02Jun20-Sterling-Illinois-Dillon-Home-Barbed-Wire-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Who won the west? Perhaps a better question is, “what” won the west? Erin Thompson says what won the west…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

A Patent That Changed the Way People Farmed and Ranched

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/01Jun20-Sterling-Illinois-Dillon-Home-Barbed-Wire-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)In the 1870’s, a series of patents were first issued for this product that was destined to change the way…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska World War I

Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show in Europe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/29May20-Buffalo-Bill-4.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)On the eve of Word War I, the European portion of Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show quickly found their operation…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Was Buffalo Bill a Good Guy or a Bad Guy?

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/28May20-Buffalo-Bill-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Was Buffalo Bill a good guy or a bad guy? Well, that all depends on who you talk to around…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

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http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2020/05/27May20-Buffalo-Bill-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Where was the first rodeo held? Many may try to lay claim to that title, but we do know who…

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