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Natural History, Volumes 1-4 of
DISCOVER! America's Great River Road,
by river author Pat Middleton
Indispensable for both road
and river voyages,
Memphis to the Gulf!
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.
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
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
Captain Norman Hillman recounts his 60-year adventure as a
professional riverboat pilot on America's Great Rivers.
Bluffs to Bayous
PADDLERS! Seasoned kayaker, Byron Curtis, details his 62-day
journey on the Mississippi and Atchafallaya Basin. Includes
daily notes, distances, gear list and more!
Brewed with Style,
The Story of the "House of Heileman"
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
shaped it. Many historical photos.
The Road of Souls by
Nick's story is as magical as the Mississippi River... a
travelogue... a collection of stories... and souls, that
inhabit the river.
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
Details See Testimonials and our Complete RESOURCE KIT
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 homeschooling parents."
--District Social Studies Curriculum Advisor, Sparta,
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Framable sketches of 20+ historic riverboats.
to choose your option. $19.00 each
Harboar Amenities Listing
Vital marina contact information... 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!
Travel Map for the 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.
Vital contact information, amenities information, river mile
location and more for the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers.
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