THE STEAMER NEW ORLEANS On January 10 , 1812 The Steamer " New Orleans , &q ...
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Description: THE STEAMER NEW ORLEANS On January 10 , 1812 the steamer " New Orleans , " commanded by Nicholas Roosevelt , arrived on this spot . It was the first steamboat to successfully navigate the Ohio and Mississippi rivers . Steamboats were a major factor in the growth of New Orleans as a world port . Erected by the Department of Commerce and Industry , 1963 .