America (steamboat)

Description: The "America" was built in Jeffersonville from the hull and machinery of the old "Indiana" in 1917. She ran as a packet for several years and then was converted to an excursion boat. She burned at Jeffersonville, Indiana in 1930. The "America" is seen here at the Madison riverbank taking on passengers for an American Boy excursion trip to Rose Island sponsored by the Marks and Benson Clothing Store. Photograph taken circa 1927
Origin: 1927
Created By: Harry Lemen, photographer
Collection: River to Rail and Lemen Collection
Copyright: Permission to reproduce this image for other than personal use must be requested from the Director of the Madison-Jefferson County Public Library. Please contact at 420 W. Main St., Madison, IN 47250 (812) 265-2744.
Subjects: Steamboats

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