UNLIMITED PDF ↠ Voices on the River: The Story of the Mississippi Waterways - by Walter Havighurst
Sep 24, 2020 - 17:17 PMBy Walter Havighurst

This volume follows frontier commerce up the Mississippi River and its two major tributaries, the Ohio and the Missouri It tells of steamboat speed records, races and disasters, and of the growing nation in the vast Midwest.
  • Title: Voices on the River: The Story of the Mississippi Waterways
  • Author: Walter Havighurst
  • ISBN: 9780785818380
  • Page: 195
  • Format: Hardcover

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Scott Drake Sep 24, 2020 - 17:17 PM
a fascinating historical piece with an abundance of names, dates, people, places and activities that frequently overwhelmed my senses it took two starts in a year to get underway, much like a riverboat excursion during the dry season, but a deliberate and piecemeal pace does the truck.I grew up in the Mississippi river so the fascination might be inbred, but if you re looking for the facts, history, economics, engineering, social and expansion behind the rivers, take some nice winter nights to d [...]
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Leslie Sep 24, 2020 - 17:17 PM
Originally published in 1964,this version published in 2005 Historically fascinating accounts of life on the Mississippi waterways including the Ohio and Missouri Rivers.Accounts of the people, the towns, the communities and life on the river towns from the early 1800 s through the early 1900 s Last sections concerned with how the rivers were tamed, to some extent, by the various dams and levees that were built in the late 1950 s along the Ohio River system.
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Walt Sep 24, 2020 - 17:17 PM
The author is gifted in writing descriptions of what he sees or imagines I enjoyed his descriptions of life along the rivers and the riverfronts Some of the later chapters that detailed the lives of specific boats became repetive but overall, it is enjoyable.
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Carol Cotter Sep 24, 2020 - 17:17 PM
I registered a book at BookCrossing BookCrossing journal 13570622
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Voices on the River: The Story of the Mississippi Waterways By Walter Havighurst This volume follows frontier commerce up the Mississippi River and its two major tributaries, the Ohio and the Missouri It tells of steamboat speed records, races and disasters, and of the growing nation in the vast Midwest.

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