Robert Pinzon and his brother Joe are direct descendants of the Pinzon brothers Vicente and Martin who captained the famous ships the Nina and the Pinta, and according to Robert, its time history heard the true story behind the bold boaters.
Pinzon says, If theres going to be a Columbus Day parade, there should at least be a mention of the Pinzon brothers. Columbus deserves credit because he got the financing and put things together, but without these guys he couldnt have done the voyage.
But dont look for Robert or his brother to be on any of the fantastic floats flying by.
The brothers recently opened Abracadabra Superstore, a costume and prop shop, and Robert says, Were busy getting ready for Halloween. Were dressing up as conquistadors.
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