22 May 2013 The American Queen Steamboat Company (AQSC) announce a partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation that is intended to help preserve American heritage, culture and promote National Treasures. As a key feature to the… more
22 May 2013 The American Queen Steamboat Company announces the purchase of the Empress of the North from the U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) for an undisclosed amount. To be renamed the “American Empress”, the vessel is scheduled to… more
Today in Steamboat History
22 May 1852: COTTON PLANT (# 1342) burned at Napoleon, Arkansas
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Learn about steamboat related attractions all along the US inland rivers, from the Upper and Lower Mississippi all the way to the Columbia River. Our online Travel Guide is also available as printed book, "The Steamboat Traveller", for your guidance when travelling.
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Note: Phyllis does not book day excursions.