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Mar
27

Steamboat History: HOMER SMITH

By | Overnight/Excursion BoatsPacket BoatsSteamboat History

In 1914, a beautiful sternwheel packet boat was launched at the Howard Shipyard in Jeffersonville, Indiana: the HOMER SMITH. Built… Read more Steamboat History: HOMER SMITH

Mar
25

Steamboat History: Ferryboats

By | FerryboatsSteamboat History

Many works of river history are focused on big packet steamers like the CITY OF LOUISVILLE or workhorse towboats like… Read more Steamboat History: Ferryboats

Mar
25

Loretta Howard: The “Steel Magnolia” of Jeffersonville, Indiana

By | BiographiesThe Howards

(Originally posted to Facebook on March 18th, 2021) >In honor of Women’s History Month, we would like to tell you… Read more Loretta Howard: The “Steel Magnolia” of Jeffersonville, Indiana

Mar
23

Steamboat History: CITY OF LOUISVILLE

By | Packet BoatsSteamboat History

Few vessels from the glory days of the Steamboat Era are more iconic than the steam packet boat. Built to… Read more Steamboat History: CITY OF LOUISVILLE

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