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Start Date: 3/21/2006
End Date: 3/21/2006
Event Times: 12:15 p.m.

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E-mail: museum@
wisconsinhistory.org

Phone: 608-264-6555
Fax: 608-264-6575

The Mississippi: Our First Interstate Highway


The North American continent is fortunate to have a system of rivers which eventually connected 32 of our United States. The main artery is this system is the Mississippi River. Join Roald Tweet, retired professor from Augustana College, as he shares with us how this river came to be; how it was used by Native Americans, explorers, fur traders, and immigrants; and how, it was eventually ¿tamed¿ by the Corps of Engineers.

Add'l Contact Info: (608) 264-6555

Ticket Info: Please help us support our Museum programs. Suggested program donation of $2.00/person.

Location Description: Four floors of changing exhibit galleries, permanent exhibits and the museum store — located on Madison's Capitol Square

Venue: Wisconsin Historical Museum

Address: 30 N Carroll St

City: Madison

Accessibility Info: The site is fully accessible to visitors requiring a wheelchair for mobility.

Event Location URL: http://historicalmuseum.wisconsinhistory.org

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