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United States of America
Kansas City
Missouri

Country Club Plaza

Lamppost commemorating Columbus


1992

Kansas City /  Lamppost commemorating Columbus

Description

Decorative lamppost celebrating the arrival of Christopher Columbus to America in 1492. Wrought iron arms extend on either side to support a model of Columbus's ship and a plaque, inscribed in Spanish and English. This statue was dedicated to all third-grade students.

Inscription(s)

1492
columbus'
ship
cristobal colon

Dedicado a todos estudiantes
del tercer año de Greater Kansas City
hoy y en el sucesivo en memoria
del aniversario quincento del
descubrimiento de America
por Cristobal Colon.

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Location N 39°2'30" W 94°35'29"

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