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American Anthology

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American Anthology follows host and professional tour guide Michael Harding on a multi-year journey around the United States. Travelling slow, Mike hopes to spend at least a month in each state to seek out the most interesting and intriguing stories and share them with you here. Fascinating, thought provoking and sometimes hilarious stories await around every corner. Each episode will take you deep into that state’s history and culture and look at them through a modern lens. Mixed in with these tales from our past, you’ll hear great music from today’s local bands. Sit back, put your feet up on the dash, and come along for the ride.

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American Anthology follows host and professional tour guide Michael Harding on a multi-year journey around the United States. Travelling slow, Mike hopes to spend at least a month in each state to seek out the most interesting and intriguing stories and share them with you here. Fascinating, thought provoking and sometimes hilarious stories await around every corner. Each episode will take you deep into that state’s history and culture and look at them through a modern lens. Mixed in with these tales from our past, you’ll hear great music from today’s local bands. Sit back, put your feet up on the dash, and come along for the ride.

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Excellent podcast! Fun, easy to listen to

By Tyler JB - Mar 08 2019
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I highly recommend this to anyone who likes good stories, or is at all interested in history. Mike's delivery is engaging, easy to follow, and his experience as a tour guide really brings the stories he tells to life. Solid production values, too. Enjoy!

Superb

By mountaincharlie - Jan 27 2019
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Great storytelling told from the heart of the story. Something authentic to say the least. Love this podcast.

iTunes Ratings

12 Ratings
Average Ratings
12
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Excellent podcast! Fun, easy to listen to

By Tyler JB - Mar 08 2019
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I highly recommend this to anyone who likes good stories, or is at all interested in history. Mike's delivery is engaging, easy to follow, and his experience as a tour guide really brings the stories he tells to life. Solid production values, too. Enjoy!

Superb

By mountaincharlie - Jan 27 2019
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Great storytelling told from the heart of the story. Something authentic to say the least. Love this podcast.

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American Anthology

Updated 19 days ago

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American Anthology follows host and professional tour guide Michael Harding on a multi-year journey around the United States. Travelling slow, Mike hopes to spend at least a month in each state to seek out the most interesting and intriguing stories and share them with you here. Fascinating, thought provoking and sometimes hilarious stories await around every corner. Each episode will take you deep into that state’s history and culture and look at them through a modern lens. Mixed in with these tales from our past, you’ll hear great music from today’s local bands. Sit back, put your feet up on the dash, and come along for the ride.

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Rank #1: The Plumage Wars, Dry Tortugas and Murder in Groveland

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Stories From Eastern Florida. Lynyrd Skynyrd and Freebird, Fort Jefferson and the Dry Tortugas, The Plumage Wars, Sydney Poitier and The Groveland 4. Music by Laney Jones.

Mar 08 2019
45 mins
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Rank #2: Little Richard, The Weeping Time and The Midnight Train to Georgia

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Stories from Eastern Georgia. Midnight Train to Georgia, The Weeping Time, Oliver Hardy, Little Richard and Jim Brown. Music by Liquid Ginger.

Feb 04 2019
41 mins
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Rank #3: Jackie Robinson, Stone Mountain and Georgia On My Mind

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Stories From Western Georgia. Georgia On My Mind, Dahlonega Gold, Doc Holliday, Stone Mountain and Jackie Robinson. Music by Wesley Cook.

Dec 15 2018
49 mins
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Rank #4: Daniel Boone, Sweet Evening Breeze and the Coal Miner's Daughter

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Stories From Southern Kentucky. Coal Miner's Daughter, Daniel Boone, The Day Law, Floyd Collins and Mammoth Cave and Sweet Evening Breeze. Music by Wess Mills and Smokehouse.

Nov 21 2018
49 mins
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Rank #5: Frontier Justice, Bloody Monday and the Diamond Hoax of 1872

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Stories From Northern Kentucky. My Old Kentucky Home, Judge Roy Bean, Bloody Monday, The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872 and Muhammad Ali. Music from the Rosine Barn Jam.

Nov 02 2018
56 mins
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Rank #6: Apple Orchards, Protests and 10 Cent Beer Night at Cleveland Stadium

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Stories from Northern Ohio. The Kent State Shootings of 1970, Johnny Appleseed, Cy Young, Toni Morrison and 10 Cent Beer Night at Cleveland Stadium. Music by Hey Monea.

Oct 02 2018
39 mins
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Rank #7: Annie Oakley, Sloopy and Football in the Buckeye State

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Stories from Southern Ohio History. Hang on Sloopy, Annie Oakley, The Cincinnati Courthouse Riot of 1884, The Portsmouth Spartans and Dave Thomas the Founder of Wendy's. Music by Megan Bee.

Aug 14 2018
37 mins
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Rank #8: Sun Records, Casey Jones and the Fastest Woman on Earth

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Stories from West Tennessee History: Olympic Sprinter Wilma Rudolph, Casey Jones' Last Ride, The Adventures of Richard Halliburton, The Lynching of Ell Persons, The Rise of Sun Records and The Life of Tina Turner. Music by Linzie Butler and the Blue Gentlemen

Jun 23 2018
1 hour 6 mins
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Rank #9: Rocky Top, Monkey Town and the King of the Wild Frontier

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Stories from Tennessee History: Rocky Top, State of Franklin, Davy Crockett, The Scopes Trial, The Bristol Sessions and Oak Ridge. Music by Sam Cooper and Chris Gantry.

May 18 2018
52 mins
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Rank #10: Shoeless Joe, Astronauts and the Godfather of Soul

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Stories from Upcountry South Carolina. The Marshall Tucker Band, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Briggs vs. Elliott, James Brown and Ronald McNair. Music by Dr. Mac Arnold.

Apr 21 2018
51 mins
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