Dead Confederates, A Civil War Era Blog

Talkin’ Steamboats, April 30 in Houston

Posted in Memory by Andy Hall on March 22, 2018

I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be speaking on the Galveston-Houston steamboat trade in the mid-19th century on Monday evening, April 30, at 6:30 p.m. at the Julia Ideson Building in downtown Houston. My presentation will be based on my 2012 History Press book, The Galveston-Houston Packet: Steamboats on Buffalo Bayou. It should be a fun event, and it’s an opportunity to present on the subject in the same place where much of the research was done. I hope my friends in the Houston-Galveston area can attend, and will behave themselves, ’cause it’s a swank deal.

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Image: The sternwheel packet St. Clair at the Houston landing, c. 1867. Houston Public Library image.

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