Ruskey to speak on canoe adventure

Published 11:24 pm Saturday, July 28, 2012

John Ruskey, a river guide, canoe builder, musician, artist and writer who lives in Clarksdale will be the Lower Delta Talk series speaker on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Room of the Sharkey Issaquena Library.

Ruskey has been paddling the Mississippi River since 1982. His presentation will showcase photos, video and music from a 300-mile-long Canoe Adventure from Memphis to Vicksburg on the Lower Mississippi River riding the crest of the Great Flood of 2011.

Admission is free. For more information visit

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