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Christopher Columbus Presidential Proclamation

Christopher Columbus Presidential Proclamation

| October 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Although Spain sponsored his voyage, Columbus was, in fact, a proud citizen of the Italian City of Genoa.  As we celebrate the tremendous strides our Nation has made since his arrival, we acknowledge the important contributions of Italian Americans to our country’s culture, business, and civic life.  We are also thankful for our relationship with […]

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President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims October 9, 2017, as Columbus Day

| October 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

COLUMBUS DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Five hundred and twenty-five years ago, Christopher Columbus completed an ambitious and daring voyage across the Atlantic Ocean to the Americas.  The voyage was a remarkable and then-unparalleled feat that helped launch the age […]

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2016 Washington, D.C. Columbus Day Ceremonies celebrate Centennial of National Columbus Memorial at Union Station

2016 Washington, D.C. Columbus Day Ceremonies celebrate Centennial of National Columbus Memorial at Union Station

| October 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

This year’s Columbus Day ceremonies in the nation’s capital will take place on Monday, October 10, 2016, the 104th anniversary of the National Columbus Memorial. The Memorial, which stands in front of Union Station, was unveiled by President William Howard Taft as part of a multi-day celebration in 1912. It was created by the noted sculptor Lorado Taft, under […]

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