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?
The river is so shallow at Lake Itasca that children can walk across the Mississippi. Between Governor Nicholls Wharf and Algiers Point in New Orleans, the Mississippi is more than 200 feet deep.