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Christopher Columbus (Italian: Cristoforo Colombo [kriˈstɔːforo...

wikipedia - 28 Jul 2018
Christopher Columbus (Italian: Cristoforo Colombo [kriˈstɔːforo koˈlombo];[a] c. 1451 – 20 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. Born in the Republic of Genoa, under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Those voyages and his efforts to establish settlements on the island of Hispaniola initiated the permanent European colonization of the New World.
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Wooden replicas of Columbus' ships dock in Louisville

WLKY Louisville - 17 Aug 2018
Both ships tour together as a new and enhanced sailing to educate the public and especially schoolchildren on the caravel -- a Portuguese class of ship used by Columbus and many other early explorers from Europe who set out to discover the world.
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Ahoy! Columbus Voyage Replica Ships Are Now Docked In Louisville

89.3 WFPL News Louisville - 15 Aug 2018
If you've ever wanted to step aboard a ship like the ones used by Christopher Columbus, this is your chance. Replica ships of the Niña and Pinta docked in Louisville Tuesday evening. The ships, owned by the Columbus Foundation, were built in 1992 to ...
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Nina and Pinta to return to Maysville

Ledger Independent - 10 Aug 2018
The replicas of Christopher Columbus' Santa “Nina” Clara and the Pinta will visit Maysville just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. Maysville-Mason County Tourism Director Lacey Holleran said the ships will arrive at Limestone Landing on Nov. 19 ...
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A TT national, not Columbus

Trinidad News - 20 Aug 2018
THE EDITOR: Christopher Columbus explored our country in 1498. He never discovered it. People were already living here when he visited. The questions to be asked are: Was he a brave explorer or a greedy invader? A gifted navigator or a reckless ...
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Memories of Puerto Rico and childhood at Jersey City festival - 20 Aug 2018
The threat of rain may have kept some people home on Saturday, but plenty turned out for Jersey City's Puerto Rican Festival. "Hey Jersey City. Get up and come out," a DJ blared about 3:30 p.m. from the stage at the festival on Christopher Columbus ...
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The Map That Inspired Christopher Columbus to Discover America:

Maritime Herald - 17 Aug 2018
It was created in 1491 by the German Henricus Martellus, and many indications suggest that it served as an inspiration to Christopher Columbus. Now, the map has just been restored by researchers from the University of Rochester, in New York, which has ...
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Mass to be held for Christopher Columbus student killed in car crash

WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale - 01 Aug 2018
SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A heartbroken community is preparing to come together in memory of a Christopher Columbus student who was killed in a car accident. A mass will be held in honor of 16-year-old Ari Arteaga Wednesday night at ...
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This 1491 map may have influenced Christopher Columbus ZlotoNews

ZlotoNews - 20 Aug 2018
A 1491 map that likely influenced Christopher Columbus's conception of world geography is getting a new lease on life, now that researchers have revealed its faded, hidden details with cutting-edge technology. Researchers pulled off this feat by ...
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Finding yourself in SoBe

Mic - 20 Aug 2018
The building was meant to pay homage to the Alcázar de Colón of Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), former home of Christopher Columbus's son Diego Colón. Freeman was so inspired by Colón's Dominican residence, he even brought back to the ...
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Replica ships of the Nina and the Pinta sail into Louisville

Courier Journal - 15 Aug 2018
On the Ohio River near Brandenburg, Kentucky the replica ships of Christopher Columbus sailed, the Nina and Pinta, sail past the Confederate Monument at the small town's riverside park Tuesday August 14, 2018. by Taboola by Taboola. AD CONTENT.
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10 Private Islands You Can Visit Right Now

Architectural Digest - 20 Aug 2018
On this secluded getaway, guests get more than white beaches and palm trees—they're whisked away on a quick cruise from Antigua and, by boat, can follow the trail of Christopher Columbus, who first discovered this island in 1493.

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