The longest river in the United States, flowing over two thousand miles from Minnesota to Louisiana and into the Gulf of Mexico.
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So the idea was that hippos would just swim up and down the Mississippi River?Mississippi Hippos, Teddy Bears, and Other Strange Beasts|Scott Porch|July 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No Sprouts has yet sprouted on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River.Wall Street Gets Punked Again With Sprouts Farmers Market IPO|Daniel Gross|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Six years ago, the I-35 bridge near Minneapolis fell into the Mississippi River, killing 13 people.Pay to Fix America’s Crumbling Infrastructure Now, or Pay More Later|David Cay Johnston|May 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Mississippi River transports 60 percent of all American grain exports.Big Idea: The Human Cost of Global Warming|Andrew T. Guzman|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Picture this: soldiers from a foreign army are stationed near the headwaters of the Mississippi River.United Nations Still Denies its Troops Brought Cholera to Haiti|Jonathan M. Katz|April 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In 1935, the first national park in Virginia and the second national park east of the Mississippi River was established.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
But he left orders with a priest, named Henne-pin, to explore the upper part of the Mississippi River.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
On the last day of 1806 the fleet reached the broad waters of the Mississippi River.
The Mormon city lay along the Mississippi River, and its streets and public buildings were planned on a large scale.
In 1822 Galena was visited by a Mississippi River steamboat, and a few years later regular steamboat traffic was established.The Old Northwest|Frederic Austin Ogg