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Exploring the historic village of Hermann, and St. Charles County, Missouri

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with folks in Hermann, Missouri. We’ll visit with Susan Nichols at Hermann Farm Museum; the mayor of Hermann; Tammy Bruckerhoff, Hermann’s Director of Tourism; Parker from Adam Puchta Winery—the oldest continuously operating family owned winery in America, and a few other memorable local characters.

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Jillian Parks
Historic architecture in Hermann, Missouri.

Scott Drachnik with St. Charles County Economic Development Council shares cool insights about the historic region.

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.