Sunday, October 7, 2007

Library Closed in celebration of Columbus Day October 8th 2007

Portrait of Columbus: The Mariners' Museum: Newport News, Virginia

Columbus Day: New York City first celebrated Christopher Columbus’ 300th anniversary in 1792.

We have celebrated the Italian Explorer’s discovery of the New World consistently in the United States on the second Monday of October since 1971.

Learn more about History a @ Farmington Libraries and read David West’s , 2005 biography, Christopher Columbus : the life of a master navigator and explorer.