Steamboat Era Museum to celebrate Steamboat Era Day

The Steamboat Potomac ran on the Chesapeake Bay from 1894-1936.

Steamboat Era Day is Saturday, September 14.

Admission fees will be waived September 14 at the Steamboat Era Museum, 56 King Carter Drive, Irvington, reported executive director Barbara Brecher. Ice cream treats will be served from noon-4 p.m.

In 2009, the General Assembly of Virginia passed a resolution to designate September 14 as Steamboat Era Day in Virginia.

The resolution states in part…