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

wikipedia - 13 Feb 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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Horticulture Volunteers Needed for Christopher Columbus Park - 19 Mar 2018
The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park are looking for people interested in maintaining the roses and the gardens of Christopher Columbus Park! Starting April 4, the group meets every Wednesday at 6pm, every Thursday at 8:30am and every Sunday at 9 ...
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Photos: Christopher Columbus statue removed from San Jose City Hall

The Mercury News - 11 Mar 2018
From right, Atthowe Fine Art Services Chief Rigger Esteban Granados, and Art Handler Ryan Rudie prepare to weigh the Christopher Columbus statue after moving it off its pedestal at San Jose City Hall in San Jose, California, on Saturday, March 10, 2018 ...
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St. Marks welcomes Christopher Columbus replica ships

WCTV - 15 Mar 2018
ST. MARKS, Fla. (WCTV) -- The city of St. Marks welcomed in two special replicas of Christopher Columbus' ships Thursday morning. The Nina and The Pinta are two of the three ships that carried Columbus and his crew across the ocean in 1492, and now ...
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Christopher Columbus statue in City Hall finds a temporary home

The Mercury News - 06 Mar 2018
The controversial Christopher Columbus statue in the lobby of San Jose City Hall appears to have found a new temporary home: the Italian American Heritage Foundation. The news marks, for the city at least, the conclusion of a tumultuous debate over ...
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HISTORY, March 15: Christopher Columbus arrives back in Spain

Shelby Star - 15 Mar 2018
Today is Thursday, March 15, the 74th day of 2018. There are 291 days left in the year. On March 15, 1493, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus arrived back in the Spanish harbor of Palos de la Frontera, two months after concluding his first voyage to ...
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Replica Christopher Columbus ships Pinta, Nina to land in St. Marks - 18 Feb 2018
The Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Christopher Columbus' ships, will open on March 16 in St. Marks. While in port, the general public is invited to visit the ships for a walk-aboard, self-guided tour. Admission charges are $8.50 for adults, $7.50 for ...
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Teach Christopher Columbus facts

Newsday - 24 Feb 2018
For years, Southampton schools have been teaching the true story of who Christopher Columbus was and the atrocities he ordered while in command. The students, including my grandchildren, participated in mock trails in which Columbus was found guilty of ...
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Christopher Columbus may have had some Jewish heritage: Letter

Poughkeepsie Journal - 06 Mar 2018
In reference to the letter about Christopher Columbus being a devout Christian, ("Slavery practiced in Caribbean long before Columbus arrived,") contemporary and recent writings both strongly indicate that Columbus was not Christian at all, but a ...
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Italian-Americans want to make Columbus statue a landmark

New York Post - 19 Feb 2018
A coalition of Italian-American groups are trying to thwart Mayor de Blasio's bid to alter the Christopher Columbus statue at Columbus Circle by asking a city commission landmark it. Last month, Hizzoner said the statue would soon be joined by ...
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Mack-Cali buys Jersey City dev site from L+M for $53M

The Real Deal Magazine - 22 Feb 2018
The company purchased Jersey City's 25 Christopher Columbus Drive in the fourth quarter of 2017 as part of a 1031 exchange, according to a report the firm released on Wednesday. The site is part of the Jersey City waterfront submarket and has been ...
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Land ho!

The Northwest Florida Daily News - 07 Mar 2018
A pair of replica Christopher Columbus ships making a voyage around America have made a pit stop on Okaloosa Island for a few days. OKALOOSA ISLAND — A pair of replica Christopher Columbus ships making a voyage around America have made a pit stop here ...
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After Maria's Devastation, Can Dominica Be a Destination Again?

New York Times - 19 Mar 2018
Who was I to risk her wrath? Nature's Janus-faced narrative also happens to be the fraught story of Dominica, a mountainous little island of 73,000 plopped in the eastern Caribbean between Guadeloupe and Martinique. (Don't confuse it with the Dominican ...

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