The American Queen, the world’s largest steamboat, will stop at Oneida Landing in Davenport from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. Public tours of the boat will not be available.Obviously it arrives before 8am, as all was quiet around 6:30, with the boat already tied up along side the river wall.
The 418-foot-long boat holds 436 passengers and is furnished with antique furniture, vintage artwork, photographs and books. Launched in 1995, the boat has a dining room with chandeliers, a two-story saloon with private box seats on the mezzanine, a ladies’ parlor, gentleman’s card room and more.
For more information about the boat, go to majesticamericaline.com.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
The American Queen at Oneida Landing
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