The History Behind It
History of Columbus Day
Columbus Day is a holiday which commemorates the landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas. It was celebrated unofficially as early as the 1800's but did not become an actual holiday till 1937.
This telescope is similar to the one Columbus would have used.
Self portrait of Columbus.
The 3 ships Columbus sailed on to the Americas.
How I will celebrate it
I'm going to be celebrating by staying at home and enjoying my American heritage.