Table of Contents

Discover! America's Great River Road

Volume 1, The Upper Mississippi
St. Paul, Minnesota to Dubuque, Iowa

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Introduction: How to Use This Book

Chapter 1: Geology, Geography, Natural Resources of the Upper Mississippi River Valley Forests, Early Settlers, Weather, Geology, Geography, and Natural Resources

Chapter 2: Pierce County - National Scenic Riverway Prescott, St. Croix River, Kinnickinnic State Park, Diamond Bluff, Bay City, Red Wing and Frontenac, MN

INSIGHT Interview: The Artists

Chapter 3: Pepin County - "Little House" Country Lake Pepin, Maiden Rock, Stockholm, Pepin, Fort St. Antoine,

SPECIAL FEATURES: Stockholm Craft Shops, The French Era;
INSIGHT Interview: The Birder

Chapter 4: Buffalo County - Gateway to the Northern Forests Nelson, Alma, Buffalo, Cochrane, Merrick State Park, Fountain City, Bluff Siding, Wabasha and Winona, MN

SPECIAL FEATURES: Beef Slough Wars/Logging on the Mississippi
INSIGHT Interview: Orma Remembers

Chapter 5: Trempealeau County--The True Garden of Eden Trempealeau Wildlife Area, Perrot State Park, Village of Trempealeau, Trempealeau Lakes, City of Galesville

SPECIAL FEATURES: The True Garden of Eden, The Black River

Chapter 6: La Crosse County -- Crossroads Holmen, Onalaska, La Crosse, and LaCrescent, MN

SPECIAL FEATURES: History of La Crosse, Brice Prairie
INSIGHT Interview: Mayor of Dakota, MN

Chapter 7: Vernon County -- Where Fishing is King Stoddard, Genoa, Victory, Desoto, National Fish Hatchery

SPECIAL FEATURES: Clamming on the Mississippi, The Black Hawk Wars
INSIGHT Interview: Commercial Fishing

Chapter 8: Iowa's Alamakee and Clayton Counties -- Iowa's Surprising Northeast Corner Lansing, Harper's Ferry, Effigy Mounds National Monument, Marquette, McGregor, Pike's Peak State Park

INSIGHT: What's the Name of That Slough?

Chapter 9: Crawford County--Rendezvous! (Requires Acrobat Reader to View) Ferryville, Lynxville, Prairie du Chien, Fort Crawford

SPECIAL FEATURES: The Fur Traders, Hog Tales

Chapter 10: Grant County--Wisconsin's Oldest County Wyalusing State Park, Nelson Dewey State Park, Stonefield Village, Cassville, Potosi, Dickeyville

SPECIAL FEATURES: "Port of Potosi," Wisconsin's "Old Copper Culture"

Chapter 11: Dubuque, IA and Galena, IL -- Old Beginnings Dubuque, IA and Galena, IL

SPECIAL FEATURE: "Steamboat's Comin'"


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