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Spain
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
Gran Canaria

Canarias

Plaza de San Antonio Abad

Placa en la Capilla de San Antonio Abad

Plaque at the San Antonio Abad chapel

(artist?)
1893

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Placa en la Capilla de San Antonio Abad   Las Palmas de Gran Canaria /  Placa en la Capilla de San Antonio Abad

Description

A plaque in the chapel San Antonio Abad reminds us that Christopher Columbus prayed here. The actual building dates from 1757 and was built over what was originally the first parish church of San Anton, at the end of the 15th century.

Inscription(s)

en este santo lugar
oro
COLON
1492-1892

Signature

E.W.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 28°6'6" - W 15°24'49")

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