Ride The Dixie! Dixie Sternwheeler, Inc. 501(C)(3)

Dixie Sternwheeler, Inc is a 501(C)(3) corporation; therefore your donations are tax deductible!

Your donation to Dixie Sternwheeler, Inc. will be used to assist with ongoing boat renovations, ensuring that the Dixie continues to circle Webster Lake for years to come.

Donations can be mailed to:

Dixie Sternwheeler, Inc.

P.O. Box 674

North Webster, IN  46555

Online donations can be made through Venmo at @TheDixie or through Paypal (search for Dixie Sternwheeler Inc).


North Webster is home to THE DIXIE, Indiana ’s oldest sternwheel paddleboat.  The Dixie has cruised Webster Lake since 1929, providing tours of the lake to generations of residents and visitors.  A number of private owners cared for and operated the boat from 1929 until 2007 when title was transferred to a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation called Dixie Sternwheeler, Inc. (DSI).  DSI continues to operate the boat for regular summer cruises from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day and to allow chartered events such as weddings, retirement home outings, and company and community gatherings.  Regular cruises operate each evening and during the day on Sunday - each lasts about 75 minutes.  Many of the regular cruises feature period music and a narration with some history of the area, the lake and the Dixie.

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