Saturday, June 14, 2014

Bringing sunken steamboat back to surface?

Some 151 years ago, John Hunt Morgan’s Confederates captured the stately Alice Dean steamboat on the Ohio River, employing it to ferry troops and horses. The raiders torched the vessel and it sank near the Indiana shore. A retired factory worker has launched an effort to raise the Alice Dean from its watery grave and create a floating museum. • Article

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