New York is a place that comprises of five boroughs and is somewhere in the United States of America. In honour of Mother Cabrini, a statue was made. She died in 1917. Due to coronavirus, their plans hadn’t become successful yet, but now it has. Mother Cabrini or Frances Xavier Cabrini was born on July 15th, 1580. Where exactly is it, and why are we discussing this today? Keep reading to find out more.
Location of New York:
It seems it is where the Hudson River meets the Atlantic Ocean. At its core, you have Manhattan. So you know that it is somewhere near Manhattan at least. It’s also one of the world’s commercials, financial and cultural centres you will ever find in the world or on this Earth.
The history of New York:
A lot of people know where New York is and what it’s known for which is the commercial part of it. However, hardly anyone knows about the history of that city.
It seems the history of New York originally started around 10,000 B.C., but that is way too long ago for us even to start on. So let’s start with 1524. In 1524, the Italian Giovanni de Verrazzano discovered New York. Yes, it has been ONLY that long ago. If we time travelled 5000 years ago, we could have probably met this guy somewhere. That would have been so cool. Wouldn’t it? I don’t know about you guys, but it is cool for me.
In 1609, the first claim of land occurred by who? By the one and only Dutch people. It is one of the largest U.S. cities since 1790. The information stated above is only part of the history; we haven’t even reached half of it. So to know more, you can read this article below.
The unveiling of the Mother Cabrini statue in NYC:
As I am writing, in a few hours, the Mother Cabrini Statue is going to be unveiled in the honour of Columbus day. How exciting right?
That’s it for today! I hope you enjoyed my article and had a great time reading it1 Have a great day and keep smiling like always!