Captain Clarke Hawley en Doc Hawley Shares His Mississippi River Expertise At New Festival <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The first <a href="" target="_blank">Mighty Mississippi </a></span><a href="" target="_blank">Downriver</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="" target="_blank"> Festival</a> will take place at the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">French Market and the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Old U.S. Mint this&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Saturday, September&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">14</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Among the many presentations during&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the day-long event will be one from a man who has plied the mighty Mississippi for 60 years.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this week's <em>Notes from New Orleans</em>, Sharon </span>Litwin<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">talks</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> with <a href="" target="_blank">Captain Clarke&nbsp;</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="" target="_blank">Hawley</a>, who has spent most of his working life on board paddlewheel </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">steamboats</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Sharon Litwin 43768 at