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Hermann, Missouri: Steamboat Memorial

Looks like the smokestacks, pilothouse, and upper deck of a 19th century riverboat. You can walk inside and handle a ship's wheel from a real riverboat.

W. 1st St., Hermann, MO
Just south of the river, on the south side of W. 1st St. just west of its intersection with Hwy 19/Market st.
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Hermann River Memorial.

Steamboat Memorial

The Hermann River Memorial is in the shape of a steamboat and has a great view of the river where many of them once paddled. When you enter the memorial you see the actual wheel from the steamer John Heckmann. The memorial commemorates many of the people from the Hermann area who captained these ships. Hermann is also where the steamer "Big Hatchie" exploded in 1842, killing 35.

[Steven Emmons, 08/04/2016]

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Hermann the GermanHermann the German, Hermann, MO - < 1 mi.
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