Columbus Monuments Pages

United States of America
Akron
Ohio

Triplett Boulevard
(Akron Municipal Airport)

Christopher Columbus

Biagio Iuliano
1938

Akron /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Reddish-brown bust of Christopher Columbus, dressed in 15th century garb and a three-peaked cap. Shaft like pedestal is carved with a relief of a ship and the words: Columbus, 1492.

Inscription(s)

THIS MONUMENT
OF THE GREATEST ITALIAN NAVIGATOR
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
WAS DONATED TO THE CITY OF AKRON
BY IS ITALIAN RESIDENTS
SPONSORED BY THE SICILIAN SOCIETY
OCTOBER 12, A.D. MCMXXXVIII

Signed: BIAGIO IULIANO (or JULIANO) SCULPTURE

Sculptor

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Location N 41°2'33" W 81°27'46"

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