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Mississippi Monday

The Mississippi River floods fairly often.  One of the biggest floods, called The Great Flood of 1927, left more than 675,000 people homeless.  More than 300,000 had to be rescued from rooftops, trees, and other high ground places. Join us … Continue reading

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Mississippi Monday

Did you know the Mississippi River acts like a grocery store for many kinds of animals?  For example, black bears catch salmon, trout, and sunfish in the river. Join us on Mississippi Mondays to learn about the remarkable river that … Continue reading

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Mississippi Monday

In 1811, new technology changed how the Mississippi River was used as a waterway.  Steamboats, a big invention in travel, took to the Mississippi River for the first time.  Steamboats could be very fancy.  The first steamboat to travel the … Continue reading

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