Columbus Monuments Pages

United States of America
Port Chester
New York

Columbus Park

Christopher Columbus

(artist?)
1950

Port Chester /  Christopher Columbus   Port Chester /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Bronze statue of Columbus atop a tapered base. The figure wears a tunic, coat and leggings. He holds a scroll in his right hand. His left hand rests on a globe which stands on a small pedestal at his side. There is a bas-relief on the front of the base which depicts a ship with sailors.

Inscription(s)

On the front of the pedestal:
Relief of a ship and the name CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
Relief on the front side of the pedestal

On the back of the pedestal:

WITH FAITH AND PERSEVERANCE
ERECTED BY
THE COLUMBUS DAY COMMITTEE
THROUGH THE GENEROSITY
OF THE PEOPLE OF PORT CHESTER, N.Y.
-------
PRESENTED TO THE COMMUNITY
OF
PORT CHESTER, N.Y.
TO WHOM IT IS DEDICATED
OCTOBER 12, A.D. 1950

Sculptor

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Tags

Location N 40°59'42" W 73°39'41"

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Item Code: usny09; Added: 26 October 2001  / Photograph: 26 October 2001

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