Shad Devenpour's Local History Podcast

Shad Devenpour's Local History Podcast

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This is a mockumentary podcast where Shad Devenpour shares interesting nuggets of mostly small town American history. These stories are made up. It's a comedy! Enjoy.
This is a mockumentary podcast where Shad Devenpour shares interesting nuggets of mostly small town American history. These stories are made up. It's a comedy! Enjoy.
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Lucky’s Junction
It was the roarin’ 20’s in Whisper Canyon, Texas when Lucky & Stella Pessel began a business venture that proved to be more than fruitful until it wasn’t: Lucky’s Junction
12:02
November 4, 2019
The Cumberland Buried Wells
What makes that noise heard across the Cumberland farmland in 1907? For generations it was just part of the landscape, but in 1907 the source was discovered and a series of farms had to move on because of it.
13:04
October 28, 2019
The Raisin Factory & Flour Sack Academy
Apologies! The rough version of this podcast was uploaded. Here is the correct one! Enjoy this rich history of an amazing beginning for some future stars in Thacker, TN.
10:14
October 23, 2019
The Gilded Trumpet of Stonebrook
Stonebrook, Kentucky is no stranger to trouble. From a swarm of beavers to a migration of bees, they were always at the ready. However, in 1862 it was one instrument that saved this town and was never used again.
14:05
October 14, 2019
Casper Whitney
In 1920 around the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Casper Whitney decided to charge a fee for the natural water slide on his property. What happened next was almost a success.
14:55
October 10, 2019
The Biscuit and Gravy Wagon
He was the George Melies of biscuits and gravy, disappearing for years in 1949 only to return decades later with his art: biscuits and gravy..
10:10
October 5, 2019
Siberian Tom
It was 1870 in Ratcliff, Florida when a blue eyed, light haired Seminole was born. He went on to be a fisherman and eventually a Hollywood Star.
14:56
October 1, 2019
Harp in a Tree
It was August 1870 in Palm Bow, Alabama and on the 7th of that month the town celebrated their inception. It was the annual town carnival and a nine year old harpist, Mildred Frumptor was determined to perform her art, rain or shine.
17:08
September 30, 2019
Roll Top City
Twenty years after the Civil War business was booming for the Weassle Brothers, makers of handmade roll top desks. These hillbillies in Northwest Arkansas surprised the world not only with the way they crafted wood, but also with the way they crafted words.
13:31
September 27, 2019
Pants Washin’ Day
Local Historian Shad Devenpour details how Pants Washin’ Day was born in 1863 in Turnip Prairie, TN.
10:54
September 27, 2019
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