We wanted to look at how the [Mississippi] river has interacted with one single city across its life.

Andrew Wanko

Author, Great River City

Andrew Wanko wrote a book on how the Mississippi River shaped St. Louis, Missouri. Stories of racial and ethnic conflict, the city’s infrastructure, even how the Mississippi helped settle arguments among the affluent in the 1800’s.

River Travel Podcast

The River Travel Podcast is about Travel stories along America’s rivers and the road trips that will take you there. Come with us as we chat with festivals, attractions, eateries, and destinations that call river valleys home, come for a visit and find out more.

Experience the Great American Road Trip and take a ride on the nation’s scenic byways to back roads that highlight rivers throughout the United States! Explore the people, places, and culture of river towns throughout the US.

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