Portrait of Joseph LaBarge sits on windowsill at Cooper's Landing

December 14, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST
A portrait of Joseph M. LaBarge adorns the windowsill of the sternwheeler, named the Joseph M. LaBarge, on Dec. 1 at Cooper's Landing. Owners Roger and Barbara Giles named their boat after him because he is a relative of Barbara Giles and was a steamboat captain in the 1800s.

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