Tag: Mississippi

Episode 57: Steam and Fury: The Lansing Steamboat Disaster of 1867

  Steamboats are an iconic part of the history of the Mississippi River. In the case of the steamboat Lansing,…

Episode 10: Stolen Lives

In 1905, a St. Paul, Minnesota butcher was brutally murdered in his shop. When police began investigating, little did they…

The Mississippi Valley Fair – 1920’s Scott County Builds Their Dream Venue

                The old dirt track was barely recognizable. To someone who had been there in its heyday several years before,…