Columbus Monuments Pages

United States of America
Chelsea
Massachusetts

Dorothy M. Griffin Square

Christopher Columbus



1938

Description

Marble statue of Columbus with a sword held in his left hand and a manuscript scrolled in his right hand. The sculpture is installed at the top of a tall granite shaft adorned near the base with a relief carving of a three-masted ship.

Inscription(s)

in memory of
christopher columbus
discoverer of america
dedicated october 12, 1938
On sides: names of monument sponsors.

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 42°23'23" W 71°2'20"

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