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State: Arkansas

Sultana Disaster Museum

Learn the story behind the greatest maritime disaster in United States history. The Sultana, a Civil War-era steamboat, exploded on the Mississippi River on April 27, 1865, killing more than 1,200 aboard, including Union soldiers that had been released from Civil War prison camps in Andersonville and Cahaba. Discover what happened that fateful night and why this tragic event in American history has long been overlooked.

Interpretive Center Contact Info

Contact Person Contact Info

  • Name
    Tracy Brick
  • Title
  • Address
    13 E. Military Road
  • City
  • State
  • Zip
  • Phone
    (870) 739-6041
  • Email

National Office Contact Information


National MRPC Office
PO Box 7395
Madison, WI 53707-7395


Toll Free: 866-763-8310
E-mail: [email protected]