On this day in 1787 Inventor John fitch demonstrated his steamboat on the Delaware River to delegates of the Continental Congress. It’s top speed was 3mph.



- Later that day, he hosted the first “Jobbie Nooner”.  


Have a great day and remember, Round One Voting in the Suburban Collection’s “Great Charity Giveaway” ends this Friday, Aug. 24th! Just click on any of the SC ads on this page to help decide which local charities will share a total of $40,000! 

See you back here Thursday…