Replica Spanish Galeon to Call on Newburyport

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Newburyport News: A tall ship from Spain will be docking [in Newburyport, MA] Memorial Day Weekend, and organizers say its arrival could usher in a new appreciation of maritime history in this community.

Officials of the Custom House Maritime Museum this week signed papers that will bring El Galeon, from Andalucia, here for almost a week.

It will arrive Wednesday, May 25, and will be open for tours throughout the weekend. The vessel, which replicates 16th century ships of sail, will be hard to miss.

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