The Belle of Louisville
Linda Harris gave a tour of The Belle of Louisville and talked about her history. Built in 1914, she is the oldest operating… read more
Linda Harris gave a tour of The Belle of Louisville and talked about her history. Built in 1914, she is the oldest operating Mississippi-style stern-wheeler steamboat in existence. Captain Mark Doty was heard welcoming passengers aboard.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Louisville, Kentucky, on June 8-13 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Time Warner Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
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