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August 3, 1492:  Columbus Sails the Ocean Blue    On this day in 1492, explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus embarked on his first of four voyages to the “New World” of the Americas (or what he believed to be Asia) with three ships: the Santa Maria, the Pinta, and the Santa Clara – nicknamed the Niña.

August Columbus Sails the Ocean Blue On this day in explorer and navigator Christopher Columbus embarked on his first of four voyages to the “New World” of the Americas (or what he believed to be Asia)

Christopher Columbus

A wave of cities have decided to remove the Columbus Day from the calendar and replace it with “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Victorian portraits .... I don't know what he said to her, but it sure got a reaction! I just love this - puts a smile on my face!

Victorian photo booth

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

Daguerreotype of Lincoln and his family in front of the White House

FAKE: Daguerreotype of Lincoln and his family in front of the White House. FACT: This is a modern photo of mannequins at the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois (note the man in modern clothes walking in the background.

NOI Research Group (NOIRG.ORG) Before Christopher Columbus was commissioned by the rulers of Portugal to sail the ocean blue in 1492, he was sailing the coast of Africa in the slave trade. It is in...

NOI Research Group (NOIRG.ORG) Before Christopher Columbus was commissioned by the rulers of Portugal to sail the ocean blue in he was sailing the coast of Africa in the slave trade.

Christopher Columbus - Mini Biography

The explorer, Christopher Columbus, was the son of a Polish king living in exile in Madeira and hid his royal roots to protect his father, a new book claims.

closeup of Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln at his home, 1860, historic photo, by John Adams Whipple

closeup of Springfield, Illinois, Abraham Lincoln at his home, historic photo, by John Adams Whipple * I like the fence *

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Yellowstone Kelly Poster Luther Sage "Yellowstone" Kelly was born in Geneva, New York State, in He was the man chosen to be the first Park Ranger.

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On June the town election in Clintwood, VA drew national and international attention when the voters elected an all-female town council and mayor.

Juan de Esquivel was born in Seville, Spain and died in Jamaica in 1513. He conquered the island of Jamaica, as well as the Taíno people of Hispaniola for the Spanish Crown. Esquivel accompanied Christopher Columbus in his second trip to the American continent in 1493 and participated in the conques...

Juan de Esquivel was born in Seville, Spain and died in Jamaica in 1513. He conquered the island of Jamaica, as well as the Taíno people of Hispaniola for the Spanish Crown. Esquivel accompanied Christopher Columbus in his second trip to the American continent in 1493 and participated in the conques...

1492-1502  Christopher Columbus arrives in the New World, beginning an era of exploration and conquest. This made him very famous. We celebrate Columbus Day every year on the second Monday in October in honor of him.

HAPPY COLUMBUS DAY Christopher Columbus arrives in the New World, beginning an era of exploration and conquest. We celebrate Columbus Day every year on the second Monday in October in honor of him.

Hark Hatfield, 73, and his wife, who was Ollie McCoy, sit quietly in the sun

LIFE: May 1944 Hark Hatfield & wife Ollie McCoy long after the Hatfield/McCoy feud had ended.

Benches lined with people reading newspapers with headlines of the D-Day  invasion; in Pershing Square Park, Los Angeles, California.  (As a side note look at the sign in the lower corner, the path is for women and children and women with escorts)

A journalist's dream: Benches lined with people reading newspapers with headlines of the D-Day invasion; in Pershing Square Park, Los Angeles, California.

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