The excursion boat, "America" is docked at Madison loading up for a day at Rose Island (formerly Fern Grove). The occasion is the American Boy excursion of 1927 in which about 1,500 people participated. The boat was scheduled to return at 7:30 p.m. at which time a moonlight excursion was scheduled. The excursion was sponsered by the local Kiwanis Club. Photograph taken circa 1927
Harry Lemen, photographer
River to Rail and Lemen Collection
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