Public Speaking

Dean Klinkenberg, The Mississippi Valley Traveler Are you interested in the history and culture of the Mississippi River Valley? Consider hosting an event with Dean Klinkenberg, the Mississippi Valley Traveler. Klinkenberg, author and photographer, currently offers several different presentations: The Mississippi River in Song: What the River Means to Us “My ma and pa got

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Dean Klinkenberg, The Mississippi Valley Traveler St. Louis author Dean Klinkenberg began traveling along the Mississippi River Valley in the summer of 2007 to work on a series of books about the history and culture of the region. The journey has included highs like the John Deere factory tour (during which he

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Media Big River Magazine Blogs About the River The lower Mississippi isn't just  for barges and levees. Get to know the lower Mississippi and and plan a trip on the water with the help of the Rivergator maps and guides. Mississippi River Resource Page: Lots of information about the river, especially if you're considering canoeing

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