Difference between revisions of "Steamboat Eagle"
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The '''''Eagle''''' was the first steamer to ply the waters of the [[Arkansas River]] from New Orleans to Little Rock. The ''Eagle'' irregularly served Little Rock beginning 1822.
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Revision as of 12:19, 15 February 2009
The Steamboat Eagle was the first steamer to ply the waters of the Arkansas River from New Orleans to Little Rock. The 118-ton Eagle irregularly served Little Rock beginning with its first landing on March 16, 1822. The steamboat was captained by G. Morris.
- Ira Don Richards, Story of a Rivertown: Little Rock in the Nineteenth Century (1969), 16.