Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Puerto Rican Discovery Day

A Commonwealth of Puerto Rico official holiday. Christopher Columbus (Don Cristóbal Colón) landed on the northwest coast of Puerto Rico near Aguada on his second voyage to the New World in 1493. Puerto Rico is the only territory associated with the United States that Columbus saw with his own eyes.

Here is a printable pdf for kids grades 3-5. Short description of holiday followed by questions and color sheet of Puerto Rico's flag.

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