The First Female Pilot on the Ouachita River

This lost little piece of Ouachita history comes to us all the way from an Iowa newspaper. It details the fight for the right of a woman to pilot a riverboat against the most powerful riverboat family on the Ouachita. Sioux City Journal (Sioux City, IA) June 22, 1890, Page 11 A SAILOR IN PETTICOATS … Continue reading The First Female Pilot on the Ouachita River