Mississippi Houseboat

August 2021 Multimedia

Wes Modes built a traditional barge-bottom houseboat in his backyard in California and transported it to Minnesota to begin his journey down the Mississippi. As he travels he collects stories from “river people” along the banks to add to his research project, “Secret History of American River People.”

Check out this video by Kirsten Dirksen to learn more, and don't forget to check out the full story at faircompanies.com.

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