Columbus Monuments Pages
Aldo W. Gatti
Central part of socle, back side:
Left part of socle:
"NOT EVEN THE MOUNTAINOUS WAVES OF THE MIGHTY
ATLANTIC COULD HALT THE PROGRESS OF THE NINA,
PINTA AND SANTA MARIA, UNDER THE GUIDANCE OF THE
GREAT NAVIGATOR, INSPIRED BY THE LORD TO GO FORTH,
SEARCH FOR AND FIND THESE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA"
Right part of socle:
A few years earlier, in 1977, a park on Shrewsbury Avenue was named Cristoforo Colombo Park. A plaque says: "The Italo Americans of Worcester, with the approval of the city council and the park commission, renamed this park on Sept. 27, 1977, to honor the great Italian navigator."
The Washington Square is being redeveloped (as is visible on Google Earth).
Item Code: usma05; Added: 23 June 2003 / Photograph: 23 June 2003
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