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Boat landing, Chautauqua, Devils Lake, N.D.
Boat landing, Chautauqua, Devils Lake, N.D.
TitleBoat landing, Chautauqua, Devils Lake, N.D.
Date of Originalbetween 1883 and 1908
DescriptionThe Heerman Lines steamboat Minnie H arrives at the boat landing in Devils Lake with a load of passengers to attend chatauqua festivities. A large crowd of people line the shore to watch the boat arrive. People also wait to board the Maria Theresa and Rock Island.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Transportation
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Steamboats
Crowds
Lakes & ponds
Chautauquas
Postcards
Organization NameMinnie H (Paddle steamer)
Maria Theresa (Ship)
Rock Island (Ship)
Heerman Lines
LocationDevils Lake (N.D.)
Devils Lake (N.D. : Lake)
Decade1880-1889
1890-1899
1900-1909
Item Number00132-023
Format of OriginalColor postcards
Transcription"Boat landing, Chautauqua, Devils Lake, N. Dak"--Printed on front of postcard.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Minnie H was in operation between July 1883 and the fall of 1908. Low water levels in Devils Lake eventually forced the boat's retirement. It was a popular excursion and form of transportation for chautaqua goers during the summer season.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionAnnetta Erickson Postcard Collection 00132
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00132-023)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00132023
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