April 12, 2016
Riverboat Captain James Gilmer was honored during New Sardis Baptist Church’s Living Legend event February 28, 2016. Captain Gilmer is the first African American riverboat captain on the Mississippi River. Be on the lookout for a RiverFolk post about Captain James Gilmer in the near future.
Sightseeing cruises from Memphis Riverboats are back in action. For tickets and information visit their box office at Beale Street Landing or their website. Also, Riverboat Cruises are docking again at Beale Street Landing! Peep the riverboat cruise docking schedule below.