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Came across this earlier this month, and it looks like the 'floating the mississippi barge' adventure we've all been looking for. there's plenty of posts on how it all came about including floor plans and other useful information for those of use interested in doing something similar!

http://littleshantyboat.blogspot.com/

On the Eve of the Secret History of American River People Expedition


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As you may have heard, the shantyboat nears completion and we are readying it for the Secret History of American River People expedition on the Upper Mississippi starting in a few days.

This is a research journey to gather and present the lost stories of people living on or adjacent to the river. You can read all about it at the project website.

You can follow our progress on our voyage. You may want to hear about our triumphs and travails and the cool people we meet. If so, you can get automatic updates via email (or Twitter or Instagram and so on) right here: http://peoplesriverhistory.us/contact/

I also hope you will keep in touch with us and send us contacts of amazing people we want to talk to on the Upper Mississippi.

Thanks for all your support that has made this project possible.
 
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