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Steamboat Builders

Steamboat Builders

Broadcast: June 24, 1936
Added: Jun 13 2022
In the onward march of the Cavalcade of America are the inventive pioneers who looked in to the future and began the vision that men could go down to the sea in steamships. It began on the Quaker farm of Joseph Longstruth in Bucks County Pennsylvania. There in the spring of 1785 Joseph’s son Joshua finds a neighbor named John Fitch busy on the banks of a stream…