Lesson Plan #3
This year the Knights of Columbus organization based in New Haven is offering a quincentennial exhibit at the Supreme Council Headquarters Museum. This exhibition is entitled “Collecting Columbus: A Link To Yesterday s World”. It will run from May, 1992 through October, 1993. Paintings, engravings, postage stamps, medals, coins, and scholarly texts from all over the world will commemorate Columbus-s expeditions. A special collection of ceramic tiles that were brought to the New World by Columbus in 1493 to decorate the first Christian Church at La Isabela will be on display.
to this exhibition is a must. For information regarding group tours, contact the office of the facilities manager at the Knights of Columbus at (203) 772-2130. A twelve page color brochure will accompany the exhibit and admission is free.