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Twain worked as a steamboat pilot along the Mississippi River for a short time.
By train, horse, camel and steamboat on the Nile, the yearlong expedition took the former president and his crew (including his intrepid 19-year-old son) all over what today is southern and western Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan.
Portland was originally this river town community, a maritime river community, all about the river trade, steamboats, flatboats.
The waterfront was jammed with steamboats awaiting their turn at the wharf.
Completed in April 1856, it was destroyed soon after, rammed by the steamboat Effie Afton.
Together with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, Putin will hop on a steamboat built in 1893 for an hour-long lake cruise near the southern part of the border between the two countries.
Massachusetts contributed one of the famed revolutionary leaders Samuel Adams in 1876 for the nation’s centennial; Pennsylvania proffered the inventor Robert Fulton, who made steamboats a viable means of transportation, in 1896.
In photos from the event, the newlyweds are shown embracing aboard a steamboat.
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