The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North
American continent. Flowing entirely in the United ...
The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is rich with historical and
cultural stories. The following collection of resources found on these pages are ...
The History of Transportation on the Mississippi River Part One by Richard Moore
, IWLA. The Mississippi River courses from the northwoods of Minnesota to the ...
You may have learned that the Mississippi River is the fourth longest river in the
world. It also supplies water for millions of people and...
The Mississippi River has a significant amount of history and tradition behind it.
The river was formed in the most recent Ice Age, which started about 2 million ...
On this day in 1812, the most violent of a series of earthquakes near Missouri
causes a so-called fluvial tsunami in the Mississippi River, actually making the
The Mississippi River is the largest river system in the United States,at more than
... AMERICAN HISTORY. The Mississippi River and Expansion of America.
History. The Mississippi River begins as a trickle flowing out of Lake Itasca in
northern Minnesota. From there the river flows 2,348 miles until it pours into the ...
New Orleans, like most waterside cities, was founded because its close proximity
to the Mississippi river provided much economomic benefit. In earlier times, the ...
Flooding of the lower Mississippi River valley in April 1927, one of the worst
natural disasters in the history of the United States. More than 23000 square