Roosevelt Rode The Str. Mississippi No. 1 Roosevelt Rode The Str. Mississippi No. 1
Roosevelt Rode The Str. Mississippi No. 1

In 1907, the steamer Mississippi led a parade of steamboats into Memphis with a special guest aboard. After spending the entire day of October 2 in St. Louis, President Teddy… Read More

The Steamer Peoria

February 15, 2021

The Eagle Packet Company of St. Louis contracted in 1913 with the Howard Shipyard to build a wood-hulled sternwheeler for $26,000.  The new steamboat, 242 by 37.8 feet and named… Read More

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