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Bringing you the best from across the American Countryside.

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English

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Episodes

A Museum Dedicated to Advertising

9/20/2021
If it were not for sponsors…daily broadcasts like this…and radio stations themselves for that matter would not be able to pay the bills. So perhaps...

Duration:00:02:59

Amazing Photos from A Historic Event

9/17/2021
This company was created from scratch in the 1860s. From the start, those founders knew that their work would be important to the building of...

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West from Mile Zero

9/16/2021
This is Mile Zero. For several years mile zero of this railroad would only take you to the banks or a river with no bridge. ...

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Lincoln’s Site To Begin a Railroad

9/15/2021
Abraham Lincoln had an important decision to make. Where would be the beginning point of a new railroad. We don’t know the reasons for his...

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Who Inhabited Russel Cave?

9/14/2021
Today you might get bad teeth from drinking too much soda…ten thousand years ago teeth were a problem as well…but archeologists tell us the problem...

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The Unusual National Park Cave

9/13/2021
It’s a cave in the national park system…yet it is far different that well known sites such as Mammoth Cave or Carlsbad Caverns…

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The Salt King’s Home

9/10/2021
You probably know this gentleman’s son for the salt company he founded that bears his name. but the father was equally important, for it was...

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A Place With No Trees Was No Place For Him

9/9/2021
You may enjoy a tree for its beauty, it’s shade, or perhaps the fruit that comes from it. But when it comes right down to...

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Where is the Applegate Trail?

9/8/2021
Most people have heard of the Oregon Trail…but few have come across the Applegate Trail…yet it was the latter that offered a different and some...

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The French Arrive in Illinois

9/7/2021
Take a drive south of St. Louis on the Illinois side of the Mississippi River and you’ll find some very unique buildings. In fact, it’s...

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Illinois’ Largest City – A Long Time Ago

9/6/2021
Illinois’ Largest City – A Long Time Ago Chicago is by far the largest city in the state of Illinois. But when settlement of that...

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The Guy Who Liked Spinach

9/3/2021
A lot of people don’t like spinach, but this guy did. In fact he really liked spinach. And when he ate spinach he could accomplish...

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Drawing Caricatures of Locals

9/2/2021
There was no doubt this young man had talent. He was operating motion picture as the local opera house in the early 1900s and drawing...

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Elzie Segar’s Story

9/1/2021
The name Elzie Segar doesn’t resonate with most folks, unless you happen to live in Chester, Illinois. Folks there know the man who created characters...

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Secret Routes to Freedom

8/31/2021
Imagine unearthing history from nearly two centuries ago to find the secret routes people used to gain their freedom. That’s what this man does and...

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The Path to Freedom

8/30/2021
Railroads spanned these two cities on opposite sides of the Mississippi River, but it was a secret railroad that had Eric Robinson most interested. Today...

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One of the Worst Places on Earth

8/27/2021
Today’s rolling hillsides are serene and peaceful, yet it was this very place that was once one of the worst places on earth. We remember...

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A Place Called Andersonville

8/26/2021
By the end of the Civil War, the conditions inside this prison grew so bleak as to compel one soldier to write, it takes 7...

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The XIT Ranch

8/25/2021
Just off the courthouse square in Dalhart, Texas you’ll find a small museum devoted to a very large subject – the XIT ranch. The three-million-acre...

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Thousands of Miles of Fence

8/24/2021
Imagine a ranch so large it took thousands of miles of wire just to fence the pastures. It was a huge spread totally three million...

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