Columbus Monuments Pages

Brazil
Muçum
Rio Grande do Sul

Praça Cristóvão Colombo

Cristóvão Colombo

Christopher Columbus


1925

Muçum /  Cristóvão Colombo   Muçum /  Cristóvão Colombo

Description

Stone statue of Columbus kneeling with a cross in his hands.

Inscription(s)

ao cristóvo colombo
que descoberta
a américa aí implantou
a cruz de cristo
To Christopher Columbus
who after discovering
America planted there
the cross of Christ

em comemoraço
do cinquentenário da
colonizaço italiana no
rio grande do sul 1875-1925
In commemoration
of the fiftieth anniversary of
the Italian colonization in
(state of) Rio Grande do Sul 1875-1925

PREFEITURA MUNICIPAL
DE MUUM
pelos 500 anos de america,
homenagem do povo muçunense
a colombo
adm. 89/92
humberto jose chitto
prefeito municipal
Municipaly of
Muçum
For the 500 years of America
Homage from the people of Muçum
to Columbus
Administration 89/92
Humberto Jose Chitto
Mayor

Annotation

Muçum is settled by Italian emigrants.
The statue, made of Carrara marble, commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Italian Immigration in the Rio Grande Do Sul. It was erected on the initiative of Priest Segale Luiz, in 1925.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (S 29°9'57" - W 51°52'3")

eXTReMe Tracker

Item Code: br001; Added: 9 August 2004  / Updated: 3 March 2012

© Website: René & Peter van der Krogt