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Category Archives: Jackson County MO

STEAMBOATS …..For “Kansas, Weston, St. Joseph, Council Bluffs and Sioux City”

In the spring of 1856 the Arabia was sold to Captain William Terrill and William Boyd. During the 1856 season, the Arabia made at least 14 trips on the Missouri … Continue reading

September 3, 2015

Christmas Past

A Christmas Celebration Ever wonder how Christmas was celebrated 150+ years ago or where some of your cherished Christmas customs came from? What about preparing a Christmas dinner over a … Continue reading

December 31, 2014


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