Program to come on river history
Ohio River historian Chuck Parrish will deliver a program on the history of steamboats and their affect on the Ohio River at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Falls of the Ohio State Park Interpretive Center, 201 W. Riverside Drive, Clarksville.
The program will include viewing of a special DVD made for the 2011 Steamboat Bicentennial Celebration at the Rivers Institute at Hanover College. Parrish, who is retired from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will answer questions from the audience afterward.
The program is free with interpretive center admission, which is $5 for visitors ages 19 and older and $2 for visitors ages 2 to 18.