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Spain
Madrigal de las Altas Torres
Ávila (prov.)

Parque de la Hispanidad

Quinto centenario del descubrimiento de América

Fifth centenary of America's discovery


1993

Madrigal de las Altas Torres /  Quinto centenario del descubrimiento de América   Madrigal de las Altas Torres /  Quinto centenario del descubrimiento de América

Description

Granite monument with a ship and the 5th centennary logo. The monument stands on a brick pedestal. The azulejo's with obviously an expanation are gone.

Inscription(s)

On the back seven names (first names, with only the first letters of the surnames):

honorio g.d
luis miguel
josel g.m
david d.c
juan c.g.d
javier g.
ricardo b.p
1993

Signature

E.T.M. with three oak leaves.

Annotation

The Parque de la Hispanidad is located at the entrance of the town of Madrigal de las Atlas Torres at the Arévalo gate. In this park are several monuments, two of which have a relation to the discovery of America:
  1. Monument by the Alcaldes V Centenario.
  2. Fifth centenary.

See also the plaquettes at the convent in Madrigal.

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Location (N 41°5'12" - W 4°59'37")

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Item Code: escl004; Added: 28 May 2006  / Photograph: 12 May 2006

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