Free, Live, Online Presentation: Springtime Voyages on the Mississippi River

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Enjoy the awakening of springtime on the river with the Great American Steamboat Company. Gliding along at a stately pace, your mind has time to wander—back to a time when life was slower and more genteel, when mighty rivers served as America’s natural highways and an elegant paddlewheel steamboat was the epitome of travel.

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Stars Coming to the American Queen in 2012

The Grand Saloon, a replica of Ford's Theatre, aboard the American Queen
The Grand Saloon, a replica of Ford's Theatre, aboard the American Queen

One of the great features of the Great American Steamboat Company’s new steamboat American Queen is the Grand Saloon, a place for nightly showboat-style entertainment and dancing to swing and big band music. The company has just announced a series of celebrity entertainment that will perform on select sailings.

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Queen of Mississippi Launched Early by American Cruise Lines

American Cruise Lines has just launched of the Queen of the Mississippi, a magnificent brand new sternwheeler built for the Mississippi.

At Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Maryland on Sunday, July 17, the launching went picture perfect at nine weeks ahead of schedule. Immediately after the launching, tugboats skillfully nudged the new riverboat into Chesapeake Shipbuilding’s Outfitting Basin Number 2 where the upper decks and outfitting will be completed.
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