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Sunday, May 1, 2011
Where: Newport, KY to Louisville, KY, via Madison, IN
Sunday, May 1, 2011
In celebration of the bicentennial anniversary of the first steamboat on the Mississippi River, the Rivers Institute at Hanover University, Madison, IN, has scheduled cruises on steam powered sternwheelers. The first of these is May 1 & 2, traveling aboard the "Belle of Cincinnati" from Newport, KY to Louisville, KY (with a stop overnight in Madison, IN) to participate in the Derby Great Steamboat Race. Onboard presentations and speakers will provide background and history.
Use the website of the Rivers Institute, http://rivers.hanover.edu/newsevents/bicentennialhistoryday.php

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