Monday, October 13, 2008

Columbus Day

The Nina, The Pinta and The Santa Maria

In fourteen hundred and ninety two,
Columbus sailed the ocean blue.

Though Columbus found the Bahamas, not the continent, the beginnings of the exploration began. Europeans came. Asians came. Africans came. Soon 'the Americas' would be filled with people from around the world. And, from it grew many nations.

Trivia: What state was the first to adopt Columbus Day as a holiday and has the oldest Columbus Day parade?
Answer: Colorado. The parade is in Denver.

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