Category Archives: Hall of Fame Podcast

Podcast about explorer Alexander Mackenzie 

In this episode we highlight the first Euro-American to cross North America: Alexander Mackenzie. Enjoy and share with your friends and family!

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Podcast about legendary river history writer Dr. Louis C. Hunter

This episode highlights the author of one of the great masterworks in chronicling the importance of river transportation and the steamboat era: Dr. Louis C. Hunter.

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Podcast about legendary Missouri River Captain Joseph LaBarge

In this episode, we review the life of one of the great Missouri River steamboat captains, Captain Joseph LaBarge.

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Podcast about the advocate for the Erie Canal

A canal to connect trade from the Great Lakes across New York to the Hudson River – that was the vision and accomplishment of New York governor DeWitt Clinton. Enjoy!

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Podcast about explorer La Salle

This episode of the National Rivers Hall of Fame podcast spotlights explorer Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle. La Salle was one of North America’s foremost explorers whose travels expanded knowledge of the Ohio River, the Great Lakes, and … Continue reading

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Podcast highlights artist George Catlin

This week’s episode of the National Rivers Hall of Fame podcast highlights artist George Catlin. Enjoy! George Catlin was an adventurous and talented painter who ventured to the American West several times in the early 1800s. His paintings gave many … Continue reading

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Podcast about the first female Captain

This week’s episode of the National Rivers Hall of Fame podcast highlights the life and career of the first woman to earn a Master’s license, Captain Mary Miller. Enjoy!

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Podcast: Stephen Foster

Enjoy today’s episode of the National Rivers Hall of Fame podcast highlighting the amazing life and career of America’s first great songwriter, Stephen Foster:

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James Eads podcast

Join us to explore the riveting stories of fascinating people that lived remarkable lives and shaped American history along the banks of those rivers. We have been so honored at your amazing reception to last week’s release of the debut … Continue reading

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Debut episodes of National Rivers Hall of Fame Podcast

We are so excited to launch this new weekly National Rivers Hall of Fame podcast where you can explore the riveting stories of fascinating people that lived remarkable lives and shaped American history along the banks of the continent’s vast … Continue reading

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