They found the Santa Maria

History buffs woke up to some AMAZING news this morning — researchers think they’ve identified the ruin of Christopher Columbus’ flagship the Santa Maria!

You’ll probably remember the Santa Maria from your US History textbooks (along with the Nina and the Pinta!) — and this is some serious history geekdom here.

How cool??

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/exclusive-found-after-500-years-the-wreck-of-christopher-columbuss-flagship-the-santa-maria-9359330.html

 

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