American Queen Steamboat Company

Shore Excursions Department

701 Uhler Rd.

Easton, Pa 18040

1-888-966-0938

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CIVIL WAR THEME

PREMIUM EXPERIENCE EXCURSION

Living History in Alton, Illinois

Step back in time and into the fascinating world of an authentic 18th Century French colony and witness the charming antiquity that has been historically preserved. Our journey begins as we make our way to the historic town of Ste. Genevieve, where we will explore the Ste. Genevieve’s historic downtown Landmark District and complete this historical tour at the Bolduc House Museum.

APPROXIMATE DURATION  3.75 hours

CAPACITY 50 Guests

ACTIVITY LEVEL

PRICE

$59.00

TIMING

12:30 PM – 4:15 PM

SIGHTS YOU WILL SEE

Statue of Robert Wadlow

THINGS YOU WILL EXPERIENCE

Key locations that launched Lincoln’s career in Alton, Historic Civil War Sites throughout the city, Piasa Park

AVAILABLE VOYAGE(S)

Civil War Themed Voyage

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Alton was founded in 1837 and is located just 25 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri. This mid-western city is full of history, culture, and recreational opportunities. Explore the city that holds the site of the final debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas and the home of Robert Wadlow – the world’s tallest man, and legendary musician, Miles Davis. Admire the beauty of Alton, noted for its prominent limestone bluffs along the Mississippi River that makes this city a rare and treasured stop.

Alton, Illinois

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