Here are some educational resources that might be used in teaching about the Cape Fear River Steamers:
- Play “Name That Vessel!” on Kahoot!
- CAD Drawing of the Steamer A. P. HURT (I do not know who created this drawing, but if you wish me to remove it, please let me know.)
- The Steamer CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE (A brief synopsis of her life on the Cape Fear.)
- Ink Drawing of the Steamer CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE (Originally printed in a Marine Engineering Magazine from 1902.)
- Cape Fear River Steamboats (A crossword puzzle including the names of 12 of the steamboats that ran on the Cape Fear River.)
- Cape Fear River Steamboat Captains (9 captains – Word Search Puzzle)
- Cape Fear River Steamboats – Quick Quiz #1 Five multiple choice questions requiring the correct vessel name. [Excel spreadsheet to import quiz into Socrative.com]
A toy steamboat. A putt putt or pop pop toy boat uses the simplest steam engine (a coil of copper tubing and a flame) for power. The toy is relatively inexpensive to buy, or you can choose to make one (Just Google it. There are many YouTube videos showing the step by step process.).
South Carolina Maritime Museum, Georgetown, SC (Visit images.)