The Lower Mississippi River Water Trail


Rivergator Appendix XXIII:

Sources for St. Louis to Caruthersville



A Pre-Columbian Map of the Mississippi?

2008, Southeastern Archeology

F. Terry Norris and Timothy Pauketat


Examination of Direct Discharge Measurement Data and Historic Daily Data for Selected Gages on the Middle Mississippi River, 1861-2008


Richard Huizinga


The Big Muddy: An Environmental History of the Mississippi and Its Peoples from Hernando de Soto to Hurricane Katrina

2012, Oxford University Press

Christopher Morris


The Mississippi River in Maps & Views: From Lake Itasca to The Gulf of Mexico

2008, Rizzoli

Robert A. Holland


The Mississippi River in 1953:

A Photographic Journey from the Headwaters to the Gulf of Mexico

2005, The Center for American Places

by Charles Dee Sharp


St. Louis Then and Now

2000, Thunder Bay Press

by Elizabeth McNulty


The Chouteaus: First Family of the Fur Trade

2008, New Mexico University Press

Stan Hoig


Trail of Tears: The Rise and the Fall of the Cherokee Nation

1988, Anchor Books

John Ehle


Gods of the Mississippi

2013, Indiana University Press

Michael Pasquier


Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American

2014, Picador

Paul Schneider


Mississippi River Tragedies: A Century of Unnatural Disaster

2014, NYU Press

Christine A. Klein


Wicked River: The Mississippi When It Last Ran Wild

2011, Vintage; Reprint edition

Lee Sandlin


Mississippi River: Historic Sites and Interesting Places

2014, Inland Waterways

Jerry M. Hay


Historic Names and Places on the Lower Mississippi River

1977, Mississippi River Commission

by Marion Bragg


Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America

1997, Simon & Schuster

by John M. Barry


Old Glory: An American Voyage

1981, Simon & Schuster

Jonathan Raban


DeLorme’s Atlas & Gazetteer

Detailed Topographic Maps: Illinois

2006, DeLorme


DeLorme’s Atlas & Gazetteer

Detailed Topographic Maps: Missouri

2006, DeLorme


DeLorme’s Atlas & Gazetteer

Detailed Topographic Maps: Kentucky

2006, DeLorme





NWS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service


USGS National Water Information System


Lower Mississippi River Gauge and Week Forecast


2011 Upper Mississippi River Navigation Charts (Middle Miss)


2007 Flood Control and Navigation Maps: Mississippi River (Lower Miss)


St. Louis to Caruthersville Stretch:

Mississippi River Water Trail Association


Water Resources Center, Missouri Department of Natural Resources,

Missouri River Trail, Forum, November, 2014, by Amy Lauterbach


Illinois Dept of Natural Resources


Missouri State Parks


Dozier’s Waterway Guide


Marina Life


Big River Canoe Trip

by Leon Pantenburg


Voyages of Kristin Says


The Riverlorian


MDOC Online

Missouri Dept of Conservation


Great River Road


The City of St. Louis Water Division


St. Louis Community College


Holyman Adventure Blog


Eve Beglarian River Project Blog


Twain Quotes


City of Chester Illinois


John Weeks website