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Columbus replica ships float into Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Replicas of two of Christopher Columbus’ ships — the Nina and the Pinta — made their way Thursday to Charleston, where they’ll be docked for more than a week, giving residents the chance to tour the historically accurate ships.

The Columbus Foundation — which takes the ships “all over the Western Hemisphere,” according to its website — brought the ships to Haddad Riverfront Park. They’ll be open for tours starting today, every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., through Oct. 25. The ships will leave town early the morning of Oct. 26.

No reservations are needed for tours. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $6 for children ages 5 to 16 and free for children ages 4 and younger. Teachers or others who want to schedule a group tour can call 787-672-2152 or Groups must have at least 15 people, and the cost is $5 per person.

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