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Mississippi Escapade: Reliving the Grand Excursion of 1854
The Grand Excursion of 1854 brought 1200 people to the edge of the world. Of course, they knew the actual world went far beyond the Mississippi River. But they were city folk. To them a world without large citites, thriving businesses, and factories belching clouds of black smoke was still "savage." The small settlements between Davenport and St. Anthony hardly made an imp ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 1st 2004 by Afton Historical Society Press
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