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Verity Museum Picture
 
 
 
GEORGE M. VERITY RIVER MUSEUM

 
    The George M. Verity River Museum is located in Victory Park on the riverfront. The paddle boat was built in Dubuque, Iowa by the U.S. Government in 1927 to revive river transportation and move barges from St Louis to St. Paul. It was then known as the S.S. Thorpe. Armco Steel Corporation bought the boat in 1940 and put it into service on the Ohio River, renaming it after the founder of their company, George M. Verity. The George M. Verity was donated to the City of Keokuk in 1961 after being retired from service.

    The museum is Memorial Day through Labor Day
Daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors,
$2 for children ages 8-18,
children 7 & under free.

To learn more, go to George M. Verity Museum
 
 
Keokuk Area Convention and Tourism Bureau
429 Main St. | Keokuk, IA 52632
319.524.5599
info@keokukiowatourism.org