PRESIDENT (RIVERBOAT)

Address: Scattered over two acres in three separate locations around St. Elmo, St. Louis (Independent City), Missouri. County/parish: St. Louis.

NRIS 89002460

Removed from the National Register of Historic Places July 13, 2011.

From Wikipedia:

President (1924 steamboat)

President is a steamboat that currently lies dismantled in Effingham, Illinois. Originally named Cincinnati, it was built in 1924 and is the only remaining "Western Rivers" style sidewheel river excursion steamboat in the United States. She was listed on the National Register of Historic Places and declared a National Historic Landmark in 1989, although these designations were revoked in 2011. Her home ports have been Cincinnati, Ohio; New Orleans, Louisiana; Vicksburg, Mississippi; St. Louis, Missouri; and Davenport, Iowa.

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Architects:

  • Midland Barge Co.

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/89002460

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