Columbus Monuments Pages

United States of America
Walla Walla
Washington

West Main Street 315
(Walla Walla County Courthouse)

Christopher Columbus

Roberts Monument Co.
1911

Walla Walla /  Christopher Columbus

Description

2 m statue on a 3½ m pedestal.

Inscription(s)

Text on pedestal:

dedicated to
christopher
columbus
italy's illustrious son
who gave to the world
a continent, we shall be
inclined to pronounce
the voyage that led the way
to this new world as the
most epoch making event
of all that have occured
since the birth of christ
erected by his admiring
countrymen the 12th day of
october a.d. 1911

Annotation

The statue, reputedly the oldest Columbus statue on the West Coast, was raised in 1911, paid for by subscription by the Italian immigrant farmers.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 46°3'57" W 118°20'38"

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