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Iowa History 101 - Portrait of a Steamboat Town: Sioux City, 1868 to 1873 (Rescheduled)

  • | Des Moines, IA
  • Presented By: State Historical Museum of Iowa
  • Dates: December 8, 2022
  • Location: Virtual Program
  • Start/End Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Price: Free with registration
  • Overview

    Join Kassie Nelson and take a deep dive into the relationship between Sioux City, its residents and the steamboat trade. Highlighting the years from 1868 to 1873 emphasizes the unique nature of this relationship during a time when Sioux City and the steamboat trade were in transition. Image: in 1872, the steamboat Nellie Peck competed against the Far West in a 2,800-mile race from Sioux City to Fort Benton and return. The Far West won.