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Get to Know a River Town

When you travel along the Mississippi River, it doesn’t take long to figure out that part of the charm is the small towns and big cities of the river valley. The Mississippi Valley Traveler guidebooks cover those river towns from Hastings, Minnesota to the Quad Cities, with comprehensive coverage of each community’s history, and suggestions […]

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Song of the Day: Mississippi River, Let Your Water Flow by Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver

Bluegrass artists have, over the years, written many songs about the Mississippi River, an interest that continues to today. Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver are arguably among the best bluegrass artists out there today. You can find this song about letting the river take you home–Mississippi River, Let Your Flow–on their 2007 CD called More Behind […]

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Picture of the Day: Mississippi-Ohio Confluence

This is a composite of three photos taken at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers in October 2012, at Fort Defiance State Park near Cairo, Illinois; the Ohio is on the left and the Mississippi on the right. Just over a year before, the point from where I took these photos was under […]

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