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April 12, 2016

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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.

 

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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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America Docking

Friday, June 30th 8:45 am

The America will arrive in Memphis at Beale Street Landing at 8:45 a.m. and will leave the following day at 1:30 p.m. American Cruise Lines’ introduced the America to the Mississippi River in early 2016. The America embodies a casual ambiance and relaxed atmosphere, while providing panoramic views of the passing scenery.

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