San Salvador in San Diego: Friday lunch tour
5 April 2013
Online registration is closed.
San Diego Bay Walk along Spanish Landing Park to San Salvador Build-Site
The Maritime Museum of San Diego is building a
full-sized, fully functional, and historically accurate replica of Juan
Rodriguez Cabrillo’s flagship,
San Salvador, which entered San Diego Bay on September 28,
1542. A one-mile walk of 20-30 minutes from the back gate of the
Sheraton Hotel north along San Diego Bay through Spanish Landing Park
will arrive at the
San Salvador build-site (http://www.sdmaritime.org/san-salvador-build/),
where a box lunch awaits and a guided tour of the Spanish galleon
under construction will be led by a museum staff member. In addition to the 260,000-ton ship under
construction, the site includes historical exhibits on sixteenth-century
shipbuilding tools, ropes, sails, sailing ships, and
an exhibit of the local Kumeyaay Indians’ habitat at the time of 1542
Cost of box lunch and site entry is $23. Registration is nonrefundable. This lunch tour
is limited to the first twenty-five participants.
This tour is sold out.
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