"Discover! America's Great River Road" is a highly acclaimed
series of guides to the Heritage, Natural History, and Recreational Resources of the Upper
Mississippi River. BOOKLIST, the journal of the American Library Association, describes
the three-volume set as a "terrific guide for those who enjoy boating, fishing, or
cruising on land along the Mississippi River." Provides comprehensive heritage,
natural history, and recreational information for each town and wayside along the
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- Volume 1, The Upper Mississippi (St. Paul to Dubuque, IA)
$13.95 ISBN 09620823-8-4 NEW! Completely updated and revised 4th Edition. New lower price!
100 pages of NEW travel information!
Volume 2, The Middle Mississippi (Galena, IL to St. Louis,
$13.95 ISBN 09620823-1-7
- "Volumes 1 and 2 of Discover! are novel-like travel guides; easy to read and
hard to put down. Written with a sense of historical revelance, appreciation of the scenic
beauty and with the love of the journey itself. It was a pleasure to travel the river and
its roads while on my living room settee. Can't wait to get into our RV this summer and
--Jeanne Hopson, La Crosse, WI (3-5-96)
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Volume 3, The Lower Mississippi (St. Louis, MO, to Memphis, TN)
$13.95 ISBN 09620823-6-8 (AVAILABLE November 1996)
Our New Look!
All new and updated editions beginning in 1996 will have our new look
in bright red, white, and blue! Click below to see sample features from Volume 3.
Poster-Sized Color Map of the
entire length of the Mississippi River.
Includes historical, natural history notes for EACH TOWN along the Great River Road.
(Produced by the Great River Road Association).
$2.95 ISBN 09620823-2-5
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The Mississippi River Activity Guide
A 32-page workbook designed for children in grades 3-6. Games, mazes, and puzzles
teach children about the heritage and natural history of the river: how locks and dams
work, why wetland conservation is important to people along the river. How to identify
trees and wildlife, and to keep observation journals.
$5.50 ISBN 09620823-5-X
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Mississippi River Resource Kit available to Teachers
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above books or to email the publisher, Heritage Press. Visa/Mastercard accepted.
How to Order
Volume 1, Volume 2, or Volume 3
(St. Louis to Memphis).
To order Discover! Guides toll-free:
Please call 800-678-7006. Mastercard/visa accepted.
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email confirmation of your order and ship books the same day order is received.
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Paul to Dubuque), Volume 2 (Dubuque to St. Louis), or Volume 3
(St. Louis to Memphis), Click Here. or
please call 800-678-7006.
Heritage Press (Wisconsin) publishes quality interpretive guides to
travel, heritage, natural history, and recreation along the Mississippi River. Volumes 1-3
of Discover! America's Great River Road are available locally from most bookstores and
regional gift shops. Heritage Press books are distributed nationwide through Ingram Books,
Baker & Taylor, and other regional wholesalers and distributers. Any bookstore can
order copies for you if provided with the ISBN number and the name of Heritage Press.
Books may also be purchased direct from the Heritage Press through the mail or, (shortly),
directly from this internet site. To contact Heritage Press, call 608-457-2734 or write:
Heritage Press, Rt. 1, Stoddard, WI 54658. You may also press control-end on your
keyboard and click on the email address at the bottom of this page. Thank you!
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