LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A special celebration starts Tuesday for a Louisville icon.


The Belle of Louisville is celebrating its centennial.


The Belle has given rides to more than 7 million people since it first hit the water in 1914.


The boat is America's last operating Mississippi River steamboat.


Festivities for the Belle will last through Oct. 19. Click 
here
 for a list of celebration activities. 


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