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Christopher Columbus

Did you know…

  • Columbus started his journey on August 3, 1492.
  • Christopher Columbus landed in the New World on October 12, 1492.
  • Columbus made 4 trips to the Americas in total.
  • President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared Columbus day a federal holiday in 1937.
  • Columbus Day is observed on the second Monday of October.


Christopher Columbus – Mini Biography




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History and information about Christopher Columbus
Enchanted Learning: Christopher Columbus
Learn about Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus


History of the Holidays: Columbus Day

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Scholastic: Columbus Day Activity Set
Christopher Columbus Web-hunt, quiz, and articles
Wikipedia: Columbus Day
History of Columbus Day.
History: Columbus Day
Information about Columbus Day in the United States.

This site offers crafts and coloring pages.

Enchanted Learning: Columbus Day Activities
This site offers crafts and activities for Columbus Day.



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