Old Time Boating

St Louis Dispath 10 Jul 1880.

Fun article from the St Louis Dispatch dated 10 Jul 1880.  The article looks back 28 years to identify the prominent steamboat captains of 1852.  One-hundred-sixty-six years ago.  Of the thirteen captains named in 1852, Capts John S McMillin and Adam Poe were residents of Georgetown, PA.  Both Georgetown captains were working on the Wabash River.










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