TITLE

October Holiday COLUMBUS DAY

AUTHOR(S)
Nuhn, Roy
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Antique Shoppe Newspaper;Oct2011, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Columbus Day, which is a national holiday in the U.S. in commemoration of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus on October 12, 1972.
ACCESSION #
66819289

 

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