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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Trading in the 1800s

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/02Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)When you did business on the high plains in the 1800s, transactions often took place in trade items.  That was…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Lewis and Clark…or Alexander McKenzie

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/01Oct19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Have you heard of Lewis and Clark or Alexander McKenzie?  Chances are you have heard of one but not the…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

The Museum of Fur Trade

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/30Sep19-Museum-of-Fur-Trade-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today we say hello to our listeners on KSCR in Chadron, NE.  They know of a long time museum that…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

A Beautiful, Natural Wonder

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/27Sep19-Canyon-de-Chelly.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It is one of the most beautiful natural wonders in the nation…and a place who’s centuries old history provides a…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

Guinness Records Knows Casey, Illinois

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/26Sep19-Casey-Illinois-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)The folks at Guinness Book World Records knows Casey, Illinois very well.  It seems they have to send someone there…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

A Beautiful Rocking Chair

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/25Sep19-Casey-Illinois-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)It’s a beautiful rocking chair.  The kind of chair that would be the perfect place to relax.  There’s plenty of…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

How Windchimes Changed Lives

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/24Sep19-Casey-Illinois-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)They are the windchimes that changed the way people thought about this small town.  How could wind chimes do that…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

A Trip to the Rhino Barn

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/23Sep19-Ashfall-Fossil-Beds-3.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)If you were going to a rhino barn, you’d of course expect to see rhinos, perhaps at a zoo.  This…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

An Amazing Site to See and Visit

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/20Sep19-Ashfall-Fossil-Beds-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)In sharing these stories with you for over two decades I’ve seen a lot of interesting places, but I recently…

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Posted in American Countryside Nebraska

Volcanic Ash in Nebraska

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/19Sep19-Ashfall-Fossil-Beds-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)When you think volcanoes spewing clouds of hot ash, you probably do not think of the state of Nebraska.  But…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

A Steer, A Country Club, and Clint Eastwood

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/18Sep19-ML-McCrea-Rawhide-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Today’s story involves a steer invited to eat at a Country Club, Clint Eastwood and one farm kid who found…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

An Angus Steer Playing the Part of a Longhorn

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/17Sep19-ML-McCrea-Rawhide-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)He was an actor way out of his normal character roll.  But the most intriguing thing was the fact, this…

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Posted in American Countryside Virginia

An Impact Still Felt Today

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/16Sep19-Maggie-Walker-2019.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Her name may not be as prominent as Martin Luther King or Booker T. Washington, yet her impact is still…

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Posted in American Countryside Mississippi

Still Visiting a Star’s Birthplace

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/13Sep19-Elvis-Birthplace.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:59 — 2.1MB)About 70% of the 100,000 visitors that come to this small home each year are from outside the U.S.  Yet…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

The National Championship Pedal Pull

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/12Sep19-Pedal-Pull-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)Every September kids from across the country come to the Corn Palace to compete in this national championship.  It’s a…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

Another Way to Invest Your Retirement Money

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/11Sep19-Pedal-Pull-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)People decide to do a multitude of things with their retirement money.  Ken Meyers decided to invest his in something…

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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

A Place They Call Barnacopia

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/10Sep19-Barnacopia.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)What does a farmer do when he retires from working the land?  For Gary Bocker he really wasn’t looking to…

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Posted in American Countryside Washington

Traveling to a Time That’s Passed

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/09/09Sep19-Winthrop-Washington-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:02 — 2.1MB)When you drive into Wintrhop, Washington…it appears time has passed it by…but a closer look will show you that what…

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Posted in American Countryside Washington

The Town at the End of the Road

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/06Sep19-Winthrop-Washington-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)At one time, this town was the end of the road, with the mighty Cascades a barrier to travel further…

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Posted in American Countryside Iowa

Everything Is For Sale

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2019/08/05Sep19-Auctioneer-Jared-Miller-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:01 — 2.1MB)What’s the most difficult genre of items for an auctioneer to sell?  That depends on the auctioneer you ask but…

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