The First Christmas in the Americas

The First Christmas in the Americas

By Max Schilling “In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue…” – and that is about all historians can really agree upon when it comes to the character of Christopher Columbus. Though memorialized in modern times with the celebration of Columbus Day in recognition of his exploration of the Americas there is plenty of historical proof that the first exploration of North America happened nearly 500 years before Columbus by Norse explorers who landed in modern day Newfoundland. But while proof exists that Columbus was not the first one here there likewise at least exists plenty of proof that Columbus wasRead more