57 episodes

An informative and hopefully entertaining to find out all the good reasons to come to Hannibal, Missouri

The Rivertown Review Podcast Megan Rapp/Harold Smith

    • Places & Travel
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

An informative and hopefully entertaining to find out all the good reasons to come to Hannibal, Missouri

    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 57 (Essential and Secure in Place)

    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 57 (Essential and Secure in Place)

    Never in our wildest dreams did we forsee doing a pandemic episode. We have talked a lot about history, but this time, we talk about the history we are smack in the middle of. Harold is still at work, while Megan is working from home ... and so the conversation begins.

    • 28 min
    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 56 (Never heard of Marie Byrum? Well you have now)

    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 56 (Never heard of Marie Byrum? Well you have now)

    It was 100 years ago the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution was certified, finally giving women the right to vote. Did you know the first woman to vote in an election after the certification was a Hannibalian? Our guest is Jessica Jones Capparell, a history buff, a former college classmate of Megan's, and works with the League of Women Voters in Washington, D.C. How do you do a show about politics and not "get political?" Listen and find out.

    • 34 min
    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 55 (We're baaaaaack!!)

    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 55 (We're baaaaaack!!)

    Yes, we know it's been a looooong time since the last time we got together. This is a catch-up episode, with you and with each other. And, we'll look back at Hannibal's just concluded Bicentennial celebration. What was your favorite part of the year-long 200th birthday party?

    • 22 min
    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 54 (So, what's been your favorite episode?)

    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 54 (So, what's been your favorite episode?)

    We sat down with a complete list of our episodes and marveled at all the neat people and topics we've covered. This time around, we reflect on our favorites, plus, we have updates on a couple of past guests - the Small Town Big Deal episode hosted by our new best friends, Rodney Miller and Jann Carl featuring National Tom Sawyer Days is out, and the latest on "The Wall on City Hall."

    • 26 min
    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 53 (A 30 foot tall Molly Brown??)

    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 53 (A 30 foot tall Molly Brown??)

    Our guest is Ray Harvey, whose specialty is BIG works of art. To be more specific, he is the artist of the mural on the wall of Hannibal City Hall. This is not Ray's first Hannibal mural, and, we're told, won't be his last. The story of how the mural on, "The Wall at City Hall," came to be, is the subject on Episode 53 of Hannibal's Original Podcast.

    • 38 min
    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 52 (We knew it HAD to be there somewhere)

    The Hannibal Rivertown Review Podcast - Episode 52 (We knew it HAD to be there somewhere)

    Recently, "the discovery of a lifetime" was made in Mark Twain Cave. After decades of searching, the signature of a young Sam Clemens was found among the 250,000 names that had been scrawled on the walls of the cave over the years. Our guest is cave owner Linda Coleberd, one of those who was in on the discovery. Along with the discovery, we cover the authentication process, and how this find is only the beginning.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Huzzaw ,

Worth your time

Really enjoy listening to the show.

404dj ,

Great show

Fun stories about a really cool hometown!
Good chemistry between the 2 hosts!

AWR17 ,

Entertaining and informative

Podcast is great if you want to visit and/or stay in Hannibal. It’s clear the narrators love Hannibal and want others to enjoy everything it has to offer!

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