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Big Wheel Keep On Turning: Steamboats in Louisiana Exhibit

Event Date: January 4th, 2018

Louisiana State Museum & Cypress Sawmill Foundation Museum
118 Cotten Road
Patterson, LA 70392
(985) 399-1268

9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays through August 19

The Louisiana State Museum and the Wedell-Williams Memorial Foundation presents Big Wheel Keep On Turning: Steamboats in Louisiana. In 1812 the introduction of steam power revolutionized transportation on the Mississippi and other Louisiana waterways, turning the steamboat into an American icon and an enduring symbol of the Mississippi River. This exhibition also looks at the role of steamboats on Bayou Teche.

***Free Admission***

 

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