On Columbus Day
If you think that you know early American history (I thought I did), then read A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World by Tony Horwitz and prepare to be left not only open-mouthed but well informed and armed with a spectacular knowledge of early American history seldom discussed in school.
"By the time the Pilgrims came to Plymouth, St. Augustine was up for urban renewal"
- Michael Gannon
Prof. of History
University of Florida