Discovery of the century: is it the wreckage of Columbus 'Santa María'?
Archaeologists believe they may have found the wreckage of the Santa Maria, one of the ships Christopher Columbus used to sail the ocean blue en route to the “New World” more than 500 years ago ... The Santa Maria did not. Instead, it accidentally ...
EXPLORING THE NEW WORLD / Did Chinese sail the ocean blue before Columbus?
From his 14 years of investigation, Menzies said he determined that the first European explorers of the New World, including Columbus and Magellan, carried maps derived from Chinese charts ... which the Portuguese did not sail around until the end of ...
Who really sailed the ocean blue in 1492?
Schoolchildren may learn about a daring hero who proved the Earth wasn't flat, but because his biography is pocked with holes, Christopher Columbus is a figure around whom elaborate theories and enigmatic rumors have long circulated. This year, the 500th ...
'Sailing museum' of Columbus replica ships to dock in Waukegan
Both the Pinta and Nina ships that make up the Columbus Foundation's "sailing museum" will dock at the harbor, 55 S. Harbor Place, and will be open to the public from ... for its only stop in Illinois. This year's 18-stop tour will end in September.
Columbus Day 2013: What’s open, what’s closed, national Columbus Day controversy
According to a Wall Street Journal report, “The tradition of honoring Christopher Columbus for sailing the ocean blue in 1492 ... of State Governments. Columbus Day used to be a big deal in Columbus, Ohio, but “it has been 11 years since the city ...