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Chalupa Boat Project teaser

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The Saint Augustine Maritime Heritage Foundation is cooperation with the Fountain Of Youth Archaeological Park are building by hand a wooden vessel that is a copy of a 16th century vessel used right here in ST Augustine 450 years ago by the Spaniards who colonized Florida for Spain. The project is in coordination with the 450th Commemoration next year of the founding of ST Augustine in 1565. ST Augustine is the oldest European settlement in the continental United States or Canada.