River Heritage Posters
Learn more about the heritage of the Upper Mississippi River. All of the images below are available for jpeg or pdf download (right click to save to your computer).
Teachers may request free posters (one of each per teacher) on the following topics: Carver's Cave, Crosby Park, Kaposia, and Lambert Landing. E-mail requests or call at (651) 293-8408.
Carver's Cave: Spirit Dwelling, Alliance Cave, Landmark
Crosby Park: Floodplain Forest, Backwater Santuary
Fountain Cave: St. Paul's Birthplace by the River
Kaposia: Dakota Village on the Mississippi River
Lambert Landing: Early Immigrant Arrival Place
Little Italy: A Floodplain Neighborhood
Indian Burial Mounds: Sacred Resting Place
"Working Mississippi": Moving Goods on the River
Did You Know?
At Lake Itasca, the elevation of the Mississippi River is 1,475 feet above sea level. It drops to sea level at the Gulf of Mexico. More than half of that drop occurs within the state of Minnesota.