The Steamboat Arabia Museum in Kansas City tells the story of Missouri's steamboat heritage.
September 5, 1855: The steamboat Arabia sank at Westport Landing. It has been raised and is now a wonderful museum.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.