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to see the #1 Guidebooks to Mississippi River Heritage and
Natural History, Volumes 1-4 of
DISCOVER! America's Great River Road,
by river author Pat Middleton.
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you'll also enjoy the rest of our quality books below!
Old Country Amish are a common sight in the
coulees and bluff tops from La Crosse to Viroqua to Cashton,
Kathy Kuderer has lived and worked among the
Amish for as long as I have known her--perhaps for the past 20
Here she shares her understanding of the
Amish who have moved from Ohio to settle on small farms in
West Central Wisconsin. You will learn much about the values
of the Amish life style, here. And you will learn much about
Down a Country Road
by Kathy Kuderer $15.95
by Karen "Toots" Maloy
This practical guide by Riverlorian, Karen "Toots" Maloy
explains a variety of river terms and navigation aids of
interest to the Mississippi River boater. Buoys & Daymarks,
Tows, Wing Dams, Channel Maintenance and Locks & Dams are
just a few of the topics covered.
A Complete Route Guide Along The Mississippi River
By Bob Robinson
From Itasca State Park
in Minnesota, to the southernmost point in Louisiana, on the
Gulf of Mexico, Bob Robinson guides you along the designated
route of the Mississippi River Trail, turn by turn. The
Mississippi River Trail follows the mighty river's entire
2000-mile journey across America's heartland. Whether you are
planning on cycling the entire trail across the country or just
looking for a weekend adventure, this guidebook includes the
services, route directions, bike shops, and maps you need to
plan your adventure. The narration accompanying each section of
the guidebook includes points of interest and history of the
area, so that cyclists can better appreciate the communities and
scenery they pass along the route. Many of the quaint
picturesque communities along the Mississippi River have long
been popular destinations for travelers, and are well equipped
to accommodate their needs.
So grab your bike and get prepared for the adventure of your
by Mike Gillespie
True Stories of Steamboating on the Missouri River from one of
our favorite authors!
Dozens of historic photos, charts, maps and Illustrations.
Look for Mike on
the Mississippi Queen this summer where he will be
serving as a Discovery Guide!
Come Hell or High
by Michael Gillespie
weaves contemporary observations into a history of steamboating
that hasn't been told in quite this way before. I found it new
and fresh, and I thoroughly enjoyed the book."
~ Karen "Toots" Malloy, Riverlorian
Research Director for the former Delta Queen Steamboat Company.
A Lively History of Steamboating... with a
delightful and informative anthology of accounts from
steamboat passengers, crews and journalists of the 19th
century. Personal accounts of all aspects of steamboat
travel from the development and construction of vessels, to
steamboat races, accidents and the pleasures of Mississippi
& Ohio river travel.
One Man and the
by Capt. Norman Hillman
book belongs in every research library in the country. Capt.
Hillman's memory for specific names and incidents is remarkably
ONE MAN is an excellent history of the modern towboat era."
Captain Norman Hillman recounts his 60-year adventure as a
professional riverboat pilot on America's Great Rivers.
by Neal Fink, Limited Edition Prints
Click Arrow below to
of 20+ historic riverboats.
photo, left, to SEE our complete Gallery of limited edition
prints of sketches by Neal Fink. To Order, Click on the arrow to
choose the specific sketch you want. $21.95 each.
Prints are on a heavy luster
paper with one inch border and include information on the
history of the boat and its significance. Boats include
passenger vessels, towboats, tugs, and a private yacht, all
but the Delta Queen were operating around the turn of
free to phone us at 888-255-7726
Style by Paul Koeller and David DeLano
$42.00 Hardcover Edition
Whatever happened to Heileman Brewing of La Crosse,
Wisconsin?!! This new 288-page book traces the history of G.
Heileman Brewing from its humble beginnings to the saga of
the company's fall from grace in the 1990s. A complete
history of the company, its products, and the people who
Many historical photos of La Crosse and the Brewing Industry.
At the Water's Edge, Majestic Steamboats
with Nick Clooney
River Boatin' DVD features a look backward at river boating
history AND shares the experience of a Delta QueenSteamboat
Activity Guide for Kids, with Teacher Notes
by Pat Middleton
Mississippi River Guide for Kids is
impressive. The student workbook is chock full of facts,
enrichment activities, and it's entertaining. I read it all
in one sitting just for the information it contained!
Outstanding for teachers and home schooling parents."
--District Social Studies Curriculum Advisor, Sparta,
Vital marina contact information... everything you need to
know about where to find
recreational fuel, contact info, amenities information, river mile
location and more for the entire Mississippi River, the
Illinois, AND the Ohio. Do not cruise the lower Mississippi
River without this harbor list!
This listing has vital harbor amenity information only.
We also recommend
for boaters: the
DISCOVER! Guidebook Series
USACE river charts.
If you are new to the Mississippi River, we also recommend the
1887 Ribbon Map
Travel Map and Brochure
for the entire Great River Road
map includes a sentence about each town. Not a road or river
map, but it does contain the entire Mississippi River Valley
on one side of the map. That is not easy to find! Great for
pinpointing your location as you use the
Guidebooks or the River Charts.
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