[Northkeep] replica of the "Nina" in Muskogee
dhufford at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 22 10:51:45 PDT 2001
on 10/22/01 9:28 AM, Miriam Cook at zahavabathannah at yahoo.com wrote:
> Do you know if this is the replica that is normally
> docked down in Corpus Christi?
Don't know from reading the article. The ship is sponsored by the Columbus
Foundation based in the British Virgin Islands and travels all over the
world doing educational tours, classes and such, so it just may be the one
you saw. It was featured on one of the news broadcast over the weekend and
looked even more impressive than in the newspaper photos.
I ask because I was
> just down there and saw it. It was increadibly well
> done. And frankly when I heard they were going to be
> using it to teach a 15th century sailing class, I
> almost didn't come home!!
> --- Donna Hufford <dhufford at earthlink.net> wrote:
>> Greetings All
>> For those who may have missed the article in the
>> Friday Tulsa World, a
>> full-sized, hand-built, replica of Christopher
>> Columbus' ship The Nina is
>> making a 3 week stop at the Three Forks landing
>> south of U.S. 62. in
>> Muskogee. According to the article this ship is as
>> close to the original as
>> any ship in the psast 500 years and was built
>> without the use of any modern
>> power tools. In the photos it looks pretty
>> impressive. Tours are open to
>> anyone interested and costs are $4 adults, $3.50
>> seniors and $3 students
>> over 5. Younger children are free. The only number
>> provided is for
>> teachers wishing to schedule class tours, but I am
>> assuming they have other
>> information as well---(561) 307-2697. The visit is
>> part of a promotion by
>> the Port of Muskogee so they may also be a source
>> for info on exact days and
>> times since that was not listed in the article.
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