Re: NANFA-- Mermaids in Seattle/off-topic

Gupp (
Wed, 04 Apr 2001 08:50:10 -0600

Those are good ones, I was going to guess Lewis and Clark. :) Guess I'm
on a real nostalgia trip this morning. We went to their campsite for a
kindergarten field trip when I lived in Naselle. In fact the
kindergarten was at the fire station in those days. :)



Bruce Stallsmith wrote: > > >Mermaid Trivia Question - Columbus reported a mermaid sighting that > >probably > >was a manatee. Do you know of any other famous North American explorers > >that > >reported close-up encounters with mermaids ? > Did John Smith have mermaid sightings around the Virginia colony around > 1610? And I think I remember hearing of Ponce de Leon's mermaid sightings in > Florida waters on his way to looking for the Fountain of Youth. > > --Bruce Stallsmith > Huntsville, AL

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