Kansas City steamboat museum might move to Jefferson City

National News

March 6, 2019 - 10:30 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The founder of the Steamboat Arabia Museum in Kansas City is supporting legislation that would move the attraction to Jefferson City.

The current museum houses a collection from a steamboat Hawley helped excavate in 1987 from a field in Kansas.

David Hawley testified before the Legislature last week that the current museum is too small. KCUR reports the issue comes as Hawley is planning the excavation of a new steamboat.

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