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Posted in American Countryside Illinois

From Korea to Vietnam

Over 2 decades after he first entered the army, Kermit Bell was now on his way to Vietnam. Not only would he serve in that…

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Posted in American Countryside Arizona

The Sunset Volcano

Although it’s been about a millennium since this place rumbled to life…the mountain still speaks of the event that took place here.  We head to…

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Posted in American Countryside Idaho

Three Island State Park

The Oregon Trail had plenty of  dangers for the many emigrants who traversed its path…but here in southern Idaho lied one of the greatest choices…

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Posted in American Countryside Georgia

A Method to Your Work

If you do something the same way day after day, you might be said to have a method to your work.  The method these brothers…

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Posted in American Countryside Georgia

The Beginning of a Reformation Movement

On the southeast coast of Georgia you can find the place were these brothers encountered one of their most trying times.  However those challenges helped…

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Posted in American Countryside Massachusetts

Not the Man for Joe’s Daughter

There was no doubt in Fitz’s mind, Joe was not the man for his daughter.  This is the story of what happened when they married…

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Posted in American Countryside Massachusetts

A Special House on Beal Street

Beals street looks to be just another street in suburban Boston.  But one house here is special… SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside Louisiana World War II

Just the Start of a Military Career

Perhaps landing at D-Day would be the biggest event in one’s military career. But for Marvin Perrett, he was just getting started.  It’s a special…

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Posted in American Countryside Louisiana World War II

The D-Day Invasion

It was early June of 1944 and for the American GI’s along the coast of England, they knew the time was close at hand to…

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Posted in American Countryside Louisiana World War II

A Ride on a Higgins Boat

Marvin Perrett can still take you on a ride on a Higgins boat today.  If you don’t know what that is, some say it may…

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Posted in American Countryside National Park Service

America’s Most Visited National Park

It’s America’s most visited National Park and although masses to come to enjoy its wooded mountains, you can still find peace and serenity in the…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

Preserving History and Bringing It Back to Life

Some folks may just stop by for the well-known buffet.  But take a stroll around this place and you’ll be amazed by the story of…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

A Very Old Store

Clark Shaw oversees a very old store.  In fact, it’s so old, some people probably thought he was a little crazy to try and bring…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

The Story of the Famous Engineer

If you know his name, it is perhaps from a ballad sung by Johnny Cash.  This is the story of a famous engineer and the…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

A Late Train and a Determined Crew

The train was late – very late.  But the crew was determined to make up time.  Conditions were perfect to fly down the tracks and…

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Posted in American Countryside Tennessee

Casey Jones

Perhaps you know his name – Casey Jones.  Whether you do or you don’t, his story of a making up time in an old locomotive…

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Posted in American Countryside Missouri

A Trip to Jefferson City, Missouri

As a senior in college, I used to give tours of this building.  It’s still one of my favorite places to visit… SharePrintEmail

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas

The Cathedral of the Plains

When this presidential candidate saw the building, he dubbed it the cathedral of the plains.  That’s the name that still draws people from states away…

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Posted in American Countryside Kansas

Noteworthy for Cattle and a Cathedral

Victoria, Kansas has just over one thousand residents, but it’s always been noteworthy for the cattle that were raised here and the church that grew…

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Posted in American Countryside Mississippi

A Rural Town Making a Name for Itself

The North Mississippi Herald is like many other small town newspapers.  However, the story it’s been reporting lately is one that has hit national press. …

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