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Bringing you the best from across the American Countryside.

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Episodes

John Burns & the Battle of Gettysburg

6/30/2022
Imagine hitting the age to retire and then deciding to volunteer for the army. That is what John Burns did. The military rejected him. but...

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Limpia Creek Hats

6/29/2022
How much would you pay for a good cowboy hat? I suppose it depends what you do for a living or if you think you...

Duration:00:03:00

Should You Wear Your Cowboy Hat in the Rain?

6/28/2022
In 26 years of doing interviews for this show, John Davis may take the award for the most polite person I have every interviewed. Sure...

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Making a Great Cowboy Hat

6/27/2022
Every cowboy needs a cowboy hat. There are plenty of places you can buy a hat, but this small shop in west Texas has quite...

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The $25 Million Dollar Room

6/24/2022
In a moment I’ll take you to a small room, about the size of a large walk-in closet, that’s insured for 25 million dollars. What’s...

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Taking the Southern Route

6/23/2022
As settlers moved from east to west across this continent they were looking for the best route to reach the Pacific coast. Each option had...

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Museum of the Big Bend

6/22/2022
The Big Bend region of Texas is a place where mountain chains meet but few people stayed. The land was often a place not settled...

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The Old Hoover Powerhouse

6/21/2022
Before Hoover Dam supplied electricity for this region of the southwest, this old powerhouse generated the electricity. In fact, in was the energy from this...

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Kingman, Arizona

6/20/2022
Dinosaurs, caves and safari parks are the things summer road trips are made of. Perhaps that’s why the combination still appears on an old section...

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Elmer Long’s Bottle Tree Forest

6/17/2022
Elmer Long doesn’t manage a national forest, but it may be the most unique collection of trees in the nation. He doesn’t have to plant...

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The Disneyland of Diving

6/16/2022
You may have seen folks on tv diving to explore old shipwrecks. Most of the time we may think of those dives taking place in...

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Where the Cold Water Meets the Warm

6/15/2022
Lots of people love to go fishing, and even if you’re one of the folks that doesn’t care much for the pastime, what you’ll find...

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Duluth’s Great Lakes Aquarium

6/14/2022
One of the most recognizable structures in Duluth, and in the state of Minnesota for that matter, is the famous lift bridge. It traverses the...

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519 N 3rd Avenue East, Duluth, Minnesota

6/13/2022
The home at of 519 N 3rd Ave. East in Duluth, Minnesota looks much like the ones surrounding it. In fact, you wouldn’t give it...

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Do You Know Robert Zimmerman?

6/10/2022
Robert Zimmerman perhaps sounds like a fairly common name. This young man was born in Duluth, Minnesota, later moving to Hibbing and after high school,...

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Did You See That Fencepost?

6/9/2022
Every cattleman needs good fences to keep the herd from roaming free. Joe Jeffrey has seen many miles of those fences and he began to...

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Getting the Water Where You Need It

6/8/2022
You can plant a crop in the ground, but without water it will do very little. The farmers of this part of Nebraska knew they...

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Mile-Long Bridges Over Dry River Beds

6/7/2022
When the first residents of this area began building bridges to cross the nearby river, they found they often needed a span that stretched over...

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National D-Day Memorial

6/6/2022
It’s been several decades since allied troops landed at Normandy on D-day. Over four thousand men gave their lives that day from many allied nations. ...

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The Boys from Bedford

6/3/2022
Many of those who served in World War II actually joined the armed forces before the tradgedy at Pearl Harbor. Some joined for adventure or...

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