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Replicas of Christopher Columbus' Niña and Pinta pass Red Wing June 27. The boats will be in Lake City this week for viewing. (Republican Eagle photo by Tim Alms)

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See replica sailing crafts used in expeditions traveled by Christopher Columbus including the Pinta and the Niña.

The crafts dock in the Lake City Marina from Thursday July 11 through the Tuesday July 16.


The Niña is a replica of the ship on which Columbus sailed across the Atlantic on his three voyages of discovery to the New World beginning in 1492.

Columbus sailed the tiny ship over 25,000 miles. That ship was last heard of in 1501.

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Stacy Bengs-Silverberg
Stacy Bengs has been a photojournalist at the Red Wing Republican Eagle since 2010. She holds a bachelors degree in journalism and art from the University of Minnesota.
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