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Travel on the Mississippi

Delta Queens’s iconic paddlewheel
Photo Credit for all: Joel Simon, ’74, MS ’84

In 1979, seeking a domestic destination for the nascent alumni Travel/Study program, then-director Peter Voll chartered the historic paddle-wheeled steamboat the Delta Queen, filling it with 186 travelers for a two-week trip down the Mississippi.

Delta Queen docked in St. Paul, MN

Travelers on 1986 Delta Queen College

Plying the Mighty Mississippi