Category Archives: Mississippi Monday
During the Mississippi River flood of 1993, the river rose SEVEN FEET above its banks here in Davenport. The flood lasted 43 days. During that time, the Mississippi River raced through Davenport at more than 12 miles per hour. Join … Continue reading
Did you know it takes 90 days for a drop of water at the beginning of the Mississippi River in Itasca, Minnesota to travel to the mouth of the river in the Gulf of Mexico? Join us on Mississippi Mondays … Continue reading
Did you know the Mississippi River is so big astronauts can see it from space? Join us on Mississippi Mondays to learn about the remarkable river that is part of our community.