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Eilers Avenue 2111
(Knights of Columbus)

Birth of the New World

Zurab K. Tsereteli

Dundalk /  Birth of the New World   Dundalk /  Birth of the New World


Model (4 meters) of the Birth of the New World, a statue of 120 meters high to be erected in Cataño, Puerto Rico.


Plaque with the following text:
Zurab Tsereteli's (artist)
Christopher Columbus Statue
"Birth of a New World"
Presented to
Dundalk Knights of Columbus Council #2942
With The Generous Donations By
Owl Metals
Middle River Aircraft Systems
T&M Services
DeLory & Sons
ABC Rentals
Robbins Motor Transportation Co.
United Crane & Rigging
Midway Lumber Inc.
Holabird Metal Products
The Ladies Club of Dundalk Council
Special Thanks To
Joe Witomski Grand Knight
Joe Alvey PGK
Ron Gontasz PGK
Mike Rutter
Walt Walton
Chuck Connelly
Joe Herman Deputy Grand Knight
Bob Bichell PGK
John Raber PGK
Ed Spallone
Don Martin
Jerry Dominic


This statue had been abandoned in a shipping container repair yard where it was found by Owl Metals, a metal recycling company. It was reassembled and cleaned before being donated to the Knights of Columbus hall in Dundalk.


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Location (N 39°15'34" - W 76°30'39")

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