History Stories
CATEGORY: Christopher Columbus
Goodbye, Columbus. Hello, Indigenous Peoples’ Day
October 6, 2017

Some cities and states are celebrating Indigenous Peoples instead of Columbus. Read More

Christopher Columbus Never Set Out to Prove the Earth was Round
October 6, 2017

Humans have known the earth is round for thousands of years. Read More

Columbus Letter Stolen Decades Ago Returns to Italy
May 19, 2016

A rare copy of a letter written by Christopher Columbus about his voyage to the New World was stolen from an Italian library, and recently resurfaced in the Library of Congress. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About Christopher Columbus
October 5, 2012

Check out 10 things you may not know about the explorer who sailed the ocean blue in 1492. Read More