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Big Blend Radio: Following Fremont and the Pony Express

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Join hosts Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith, the mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine and Park & Travel Magazine, for Big Blend Radio’s special Love Your Parks Tour how airing live from Florence, Colorado.

On This Episode:
- Following Fremont - Award-winning military historian and author Mike Guardia discusses the military and political career of John C. Fremont (Jan. 21, 1813 – July 13, 1890), who was explorer, politician, and soldier. Known as “The Pathfinder”, he led five expeditions into the American West during the 1840s. The Love Your Park Tour will be following in his this summer.
- Following the Pony Express Trail - Melinda Taylor and Greg Ward of Yerington Inn and Coffee Slingers share an overview of historic Yerington, Nevada, a destination on the Pony Express and California National Historic Trail. Plus, they send Nancy and Lisa on a Mission Possible story assignment to visit and document the various stops along the Pony Express Trail such as Fort Churchill and Buckland Station located just outside Yerington. 
- Featured music is “Wheel of Destiny” by James Saunders, and “Alpenglow” by Evren Ozan.