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Who Really Discovered America
September 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dr. Brian Regal, Associate Professor for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine at Kean University, presents this talk examining the various myths and legends about who “really” discovered America. Non-Columbian legends including the supposed visitations of Vikings, Welsh, Portuguese, Chinese, African, and others will be discussed by analyzing original primary sources and documents, as well as the political and religious inspirations for them.
This webinar will be livestreamed on the Pinelands Commission’s YouTube channel, where the archived video will be posted for later viewing.