Seven Heroes of the Mississippi

Mighty MississippiAs Mark Twain remarked, the Mississippi is "not a commonplace river, but on the contrary is in all ways remarkable." The Mississippi is one of the largest watersheds in the world. For much of our nation's history, the Mississippi has been of great agricultural, economic, and military significance.

 

Photo Courtesy of the Audubon-Upper Mississippi River Campaign

One River Mississippi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI
June 24
2006