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April 12, 2016

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Riverboat Captain James Gilmer was honored during New Sardis Baptist Church’s Living LegendĀ 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.

 

Island Queen

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.

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American Duchess

American Duchess Docking

Monday, November 27th 4:00 am

Beale Street Landing

The American Duchess will arrive in Memphis at Beale Street LandingĀ at 4:00 a.m. and will depart the that day at 5:00 p.m. The American Duchess is the first all-suite paddlewheeler on U.S. rivers. The paddlewheeler, created from a 1995 hull, was completely reconstructed to feature single-seating main dining and entertainment venues, soaring ceilings, and all […]

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