Steamboats; Riverboats; Excursion boats; "Belle of Louisville"; "Avalon"; Ferries; USO clubs; Rose Island
Built in 1914 this boat went by the name Idlewild from that date to 1947. She then became the Avalon from 1947 to 1962 when she was dubbed "Belle of Louisville". She is a shallow draft boat which enables her to glide over water that would not be...
Delaware County (Ind.)--Biography; Delaware County (Ind.)--History
Two volume history of Delaware County, Indiana. Volume I is an historical account of early settlement and the development of local government and social organizations within the county. Volume II contains biographical sketches of the residents.
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: Greentown Receives $490,000 for Waste Water Improvement Project; Town Experiences Quadrennial Election; Brunk Ditch Cleanup team Conducts 3rd Project
Local News depicting eastern Howard County in Indiana. Headlines: Grapeving Reaches Milestone; Log Cabin Moved; Members of COuncil Recognized, Parents Are a Major Factor in Preparing Students for Future Educational Opportunities
Rally of 1,000+ Anderson High School students on the south steps of the Madison County Courthouse, February 27, 1933. The rally was part of a strike by students to protest the IHSAA suspension of the AHS basketball team.
Steamboats; Riverboats; Excursion boats; "Belle of Louisville"; "Idlewild"; "Avalon"; Rivers
The "Idlewild" was sold to J. Harold Gorsage in 1947 and the name was changed to "Avalon". She became the most widely traveled excursion boat on the rivers. During her tramping days she made stops at Omaha, Nebraska; New Orleans; Stillwater,...