Monday, August 10, 2015

Say goodbye to Boblo's S.S. Columbia with a final tour this Wednesday

Posted By on Mon, Aug 10, 2015 at 1:55 PM

click to enlarge S.S. COLUMBIA, CIRCA 1920 (COURTESY OF VIRTUAL MOTOR CITY)
  • 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.

Now see: 25 nostalgic photos of the Boblo Island boats and marina >>

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