Santa Maria replica coming down

Santa Maria replica coming down

There are 3 comments on the Xenia Daily Gazette story from Aug 15, 2014, titled Santa Maria replica coming down. In it, Xenia Daily Gazette reports that:

A replica of the Santa Maria sits high and dry in its dock awaiting a dismantling in Columbus, so the Scioto Greenway project can proceed.

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Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#1 Aug 16, 2014
Forty years from now, Mayor Coleman (the current mayor's grandson) will look out from his City Hall Tower penthouse office and think how grand the view would be if the river was dammed to create a wide body of water, with the bridges demolished and replicas of all of Columbus' original fleet serving as ferries.

The city income tax rate will rise from 15% to 17% to pay for it.
E-Bob

Detroit, MI

#2 Aug 16, 2014
Maybe they should sink it and leave it under water like the one the just found off of Haiti.
Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#3 Aug 16, 2014
E-Bob wrote:
Maybe they should sink it and leave it under water like the one the just found off of Haiti.
They could fill it with junk they need to get rid of first, then it could be a famous archealogical site of the 24th Century, after Mayor Coleman (great-great-etc. grandson of the current mayor) looks down from his levitating fortress-office in the clouds and decides to improve the view by removing the dam and restoring the "natural" flow of the river, which then uncovers the ancient artifacts.

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