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Dave Thomson

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MISSISSIPPI RIVER TOUR 1882 ITINERARY

SOUTHWARD:
20 April - depart St. Louis, MO aboard Gold Dust
21 April - paused at Menard, IL
21 April - stopped at Cairo, IL
23 April - toured Memphis, TN
24 April - passed Napoleon, AR
26 April - visited Vicksburg, MS and boarded Charles Morgan
27 April - stopped at Baton Rouge, LA
28 April - arrived New Orleans, LA

NORTHWARD:
6 May - departed New Orleans,LA aboard City of Baton Rouge
7 May - arrived Natchez, MI
8 May - arrived Vicksburg, MI
10 May - Memphis, TN
11 May - Cairo, IL
12 May - arrived St. Louis, MO
Interview by Commodore Rollingpin
13 May - departed St. Louis, MO aboard Gem City
14 May - visited Hannibal, MO
17 May - departed Hannibal, MO aboard Minneapolis
17 May - stopped at Quincy, IL
17 May - saw Keokuk, IA
18 May - stopped at Muscatine, IA
19 May - Dubuque, IA
20 May - Lake Pepin, MN
21 May- Arrived St. Paul, MN

Map of Mississippi River

Map from the
Dave Thomson collection


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