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Your Tour Guide to America

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Harlan, IA

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Your Tour Guide to America

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English

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Episodes

Evidence of Vikings in Oklahoma

2/21/2024
If you want to learn the story of ancient Vikings you would of course travel to Scandinavia…or Oklahoma of course. Why Oklahoma? There’s plenty of...

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A Visit to Jerome, Arizona

2/20/2024
Many a mining boom town has experienced boom and bust. When this town was just about gone it began to be promoted as a ghost...

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President Grant’s Mobile Home

2/19/2024
Presidential birthplaces are visited by many tourists each year. But no home may have quite the story as this small place. You could call it...

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One of the Largest Cities in the Arizona Territory

2/16/2024
It was once one of the largest cities in the Arizona Territory. Miners made there way to town to get rich, while others came to...

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The Best Thing to Happen to Seattle

2/15/2024
This June 6th fire might have been the best thing that ever happened to Seattle, but it sure made shopping a hassle. This is the...

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Toilets and Chuckholes

2/14/2024
Today’s topic is toilets and chuckholes. You may have never thought those items to be worthy of a feature until you head to Seattle…

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Duwamps, Washington Today

2/13/2024
I recently had a chance to visit the city of Duwamps, Washington. You may have never heard that name, but I’m sure you’ve heard of...

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The Story of the Heath Bar

2/12/2024
Many of us have a favorite candy bar…or maybe we can’t narrow it to just one, but have a few. You’ve most likely heard of...

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Antarctic Scientists and Fort Smith, Arkansas

2/9/2024
Who makes sure that the scientists of Antarctica are accountable to the law? It may sound like a strange question, but the answer will be...

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A Museum Dedicated to Federal Law Enforcement

2/8/2024
They are the longest tenured federal law enforcement group in the United States. Their important work has played a critical role in U.S. history, however...

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A Tour of Vacant Buildings

2/7/2024
Vacant buildings can be eyesores, but they can also be opportunities. So how do you make it the latter instead of the former? This town...

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A Strange, Damaged Police Car

2/6/2024
In Warren, Minnesota you’ll find a 1970s vintage sheriff’s car on display. What may be a bit unusual is that the car has some damage...

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Viewing a Car With an Unusual Story

2/5/2024
It was late August of 1979 and there was a large, yet strange light near the rural intersection where a deputy’s car was patrolling. When...

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The Father of the Army Jeep

2/2/2024
Between the time of World War I and World War II, most armies moved away from the use of horses and mules, to motor powered...

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A Red River Trail

2/1/2024
Before highways crisscrossed this nation, trails linked remote communities to one another. One such route connected today’s Manitoba, Canada with the state of Minnesota and...

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The Dog Who Was This Man’s Best Friend

1/31/2024
It’s said a dog is a man’s best friend. And in this case, the dog was this man’s best friend even after his death. The...

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A Classic Design For More Than 100 Years

1/30/2024
Before the days when refrigerators had lights inside, this company wanted to make sure that you could find it’s product just be feeling the package,...

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Standing Out from the Competition

1/29/2024
Companies usually want their products to stand out from the competition and that’s exactly what this major brand was trying to do. They had something...

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Where Mobile Camping Got Its Start

1/26/2024
Many people love to camp. Of course, camping means different things to different people. Some folks just need a tent and little else. Others go...

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A Hero Remembered Over a Century Later

1/25/2024
What should have been a time of holiday cheer was quickly turned into tragedy. However, the story could have turned much worse if not for...

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