S.S. Columbia, circa 1920 (Courtesy of Virtual Motor City)
By now, you've surely heard
that a beloved Boblo boat — the S.S. Columbia — is leaving Midwest waters next month to set anchor in Buffalo, NY as part of a non-profit restoration project.
In anticipation of its September departure, the SS Columbia Project is inviting folks to say their goodbyes with a free tour of the steamship at the Ironhead Shipyard in Toledo, the Freep reports
Slated to take place this Wednesday from 3 - 6 p.m., guests will be able to view the main deck and a ballroom, and learn more about the vessel's future during the 20-minute tour. The outing won't cost you, but reservations are required and tickets are said to be limited.
More information can be found here
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