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Life on the Missouri River [via Zoom]

Canoe Along America's Longest River

2021-02-10 11:30:00 2021-02-10 13:00:00 America/Chicago Life on the Missouri River [via Zoom] The Missouri River flows 2321 miles from Three Forks, Montana to the Mississippi River. Travel along with John Lynn and experience the adventure of paddling The Big Muddy. Please register. Lake Villa District Library

Wednesday, February 10
11:30am - 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-02-10 11:30:00 2021-02-10 13:00:00 America/Chicago Life on the Missouri River [via Zoom] The Missouri River flows 2321 miles from Three Forks, Montana to the Mississippi River. Travel along with John Lynn and experience the adventure of paddling The Big Muddy. Please register. Lake Villa District Library

The Missouri River flows 2321 miles from Three Forks, Montana to the Mississippi River. Travel along with John Lynn and experience the adventure of paddling The Big Muddy. Please register.

For more information about life on the Missouri River, visit these online library resources:

Related items in the library catalog.

Cornfield Shipwreck (documentary) produced by CuriosityStream.

Discovered by an unlikely team of amateur historians 45 feet beneath a Kansas cornfield, the Steamboat Arabia is one of the best-preserved shipwrecks in American history. The treasures contained within painting a vivid picture of western expansion and the treacherous frontier.

Steamboat Disasters of the Lower Missouri River (eBook) by Vicki Berger Erwin & James Erwin available from hoopla.

During the nineteenth century, more than three hundred boats met their end in the steamboat graveyard that was the Lower Missouri River, from Omaha to its mouth. Authors Vicki and James Erwin detail the perils that steamboats, their passengers and crews faced on every voyage.

This program will be held virtually on Zoom and registration is required.  If you're new to Zoom, follow this link for a step-by-step guide or call 847.245.5115.

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Arts & Culture |

Lake Villa District Library

Phone: 847-356-7711

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Connect with Lake Villa District Library and discover all it has to offer---best-selling books, award-winning movies and music, access to digital content and activities for people of all ages. Plus free Wi-Fi and space to meet, study and work.
First established in 1949, Lake Villa District Library serves Lake Villa Township and those who live within the township’s boundaries; including the communities of Lake Villa, Lindenhurst, portions of Round Lake Beach, Round Lake Heights and Antioch.  The population served is approximately 40,000.

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