Rocheport – Big Muddy Speaker Series
The Rocheport series is held the second Tuesday of every month in Les Bourgeois Bistro in Rocheport at 7 p.m.
The Mid-Missouri area is lucky to have so many experts willing to share their knowledge with us about this amazing river, its floodplain and the nature and history that surrounds it. We’re trying to keep the topics varied and interesting, but if you have an interest in the Missouri River, we think you’re going to love these.
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
Six Generations of Williamsons in the McBaine River Bottom: Home of the Bur Oak
Presentation by John Sam Williamson John takes us on a journey through six generations of his family who have lived in the McBaine River Bottom for almost 200 years. He will share his knowledge of the area as well as the historic Bur Oak tree.
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Special thanks to Les Bourgeois Vineyards for giving us the opportunity to use their beautiful space overlooking the Missouri River.
- July 9, 2013 – Columbia Missourian article on presenter Diana Papoulias, USGS
- Nov. 9 Columbia Missourian article on Big Muddy Speaker Series
- May 10 KOMU News: Local Author Shares Stories