Ohio Valley River Museum

at Hannibal Locks and Dam, Hannibal, Ohio

A vessel that has been away for nearly a century made its long-awaited return to the Ohio Valley this week.

The J.A. Cresap returned to Monroe County from Guttenberg, Iowa, after 96 years on Tuesday. The vessel was donated to the Ohio Valley River Museum, which will perform restoration work on it. The historic boat was built by the Mozena Bros. Boatyard in Clarington in 1923.

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Hannibal Locks and Dam Visitor’s Center
Free to the Public

Open daily from 8 a.m. to dusk April through November.

Visit our historical exhibits, tour the grounds, and enjoy the lock chamber observation deck.

Special Thanks

Special Thanks to the Ohio Valley Community Credit Union for their continued support & generosity!

Special Thanks

Our special thanks to David Reid, managing director, for his generosity and support!