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Courtyard Inn, 121-133 N. Front Street, Rising Sun The five buildings that form the shuttered Courtyard Inn represent the earliest links to the Ohio River flatboat industry that put Rising Sun on the map.
Daniel Jones, 42, was thrown from a 15-foot flatboat and into the river near the Leisure Landing south of Springfield around 4 p.m. Sunday, Wildlife and Fisheries said.
Portland was originally this river town community, a maritime river community, all about the river trade, steamboats, flatboats.
Workers on flatboats could barely pass under the railroad bridge at Broadway.
In this suspenseful novel, May Bedloe, a young seamstress for a theater company that travels the Ohio River on a flatboat, becomes involved in ferrying infants born into bondage from one side of the river to the other.
Hugo and Helena’s Floating Theatre, a flatboat full of quirky drama queens, takes needy May in, no questions asked.
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