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Christopher Columbus



1952

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Description

Bronze statue of Columbus wearing a coat with three-quarter length sleeves and a hat.

Inscription(s)

CHRISTOPHER
COLUMBUS

erected and dedicated by the federation of
italian-american societies and the public
spirited citizens of the city of buffalo

On the three other sides carvings of the ships of Columbus' fleet.

Annotation

Erected and dedicated by the Federation of Italian-American Societies and the public spirited citizens of the City of Buffalo. Unveiled October 12, 1952.
Formerly located in downtown Buffalo, now located in Columbus Park, near the Peace Bridge. The statue commemorates the creation of Columbus Day, an effort led by Italian-Americans from Buffalo.

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Location N 42°54'4" W 78°53'34"

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