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

Bruce Stallsmith (
Wed, 04 Apr 2001 11:43:52 -0400

>Mermaid Trivia Question - Columbus reported a mermaid sighting that
>was a manatee. Do you know of any other famous North American explorers
>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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