Man on the street: ‘Why do we celebrate Columbus Day?’

October 3rd, 2017 11:54 am

“Because Columbus discovered America on the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria.”

Emilia Gabello

Dunmore

“To celebrate Columbus coming to America.”

Anna Kapacs-Fenton

Scranton

“We celebrate Columbus Day because, without him, we wouldn’t be here right now. He found a new nation. America is a place where we all can be together.”

Grace Kapacs-Fenton

Scranton

“Because he discovered America.”

Leah Stafursky

Clarks Summit

“Because Columbus found the New World.”

Courtney Price

Clarks Summit

“Because Columbus discovered America.”

Madison Howell

Clarks Summit

“Because Columbus discovered America on the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria.”

Emilia Gabello

Dunmore

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“Because Columbus discovered America on the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria.”

Emilia Gabello

Dunmore

“To celebrate Columbus coming to America.”

Anna Kapacs-Fenton

Scranton

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“To celebrate Columbus coming to America.”

Anna Kapacs-Fenton

Scranton

“We celebrate Columbus Day because, without him, we wouldn’t be here right now. He found a new nation. America is a place where we all can be together.”

Grace Kapacs-Fenton

Scranton

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“We celebrate Columbus Day because, without him, we wouldn’t be here right now. He found a new nation. America is a place where we all can be together.”

Grace Kapacs-Fenton

Scranton

“Because he discovered America.”

Leah Stafursky

Clarks Summit

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“Because he discovered America.”

Leah Stafursky

Clarks Summit

“Because Columbus found the New World.”

Courtney Price

Clarks Summit

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“Because Columbus found the New World.”

Courtney Price

Clarks Summit

“Because Columbus discovered America.”

Madison Howell

Clarks Summit

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“Because Columbus discovered America.”

Madison Howell

Clarks Summit

Photos and answers compiled by Ben Freda


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