100th anniversary http://peoriapublicradio.org en 100th anniversary of Mississippi River dam http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/100th-anniversary-mississippi-river-dam <p>The 100th anniversary of the completion of the dam that spans the Mississippi River between Keokuk and Hamilton will be celebrated this weekend. Thousands are expected to attend in the four-day event… which begins<span data-term="goog_61366939" tabindex="0"> Thursday</span>. Illinois Public Radio’s Jason Parrott will prepare us for it with his series: Damming the Mighty Mississippi. He starts off by looking at how the idea of building the dam first came together.</p><p></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 12:54:37 +0000 Denise Molina & Jason Parrott 7813 at http://peoriapublicradio.org 100th anniversary of Mississippi River dam