Museum is looking for stories and artifacts for a new exhibit

Boys in a boat on Carter Creek watch a steamboat leave the dock.

The Steamboat Era Museum is planning a new exhibit for the 2023 season. It will spotlight children growing up during the height of the Steamboat Era—the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Steam power opened the world for these youngsters in much the same way as the internet has changed the lives of children today, reported executive director Steve Humphrey.

Steamboats transported everything to the small towns….

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