Sultana Disaster Museum


104 Washington St.
Marion AR 72364

The greatest maritime disaster in American history. The Sultana Disaster Museum tells the story of the explosion and sinking of the steamboat Sultana 10 miles north of Memphis on April 27, 1865, where over 1,100 of the Sultana's 2,200 passengers were killed. Most of the passengers were paroled Union soldiers just released from Andersonville and Cahaba Confederate prison camps.

  • General Information
    • Accessible
  • Neighborhoods
    • Outside Memphis

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