Statue of Columbus on a triangular shaped pedestal. On the three corners the symbolized ships of his fleet, with their names.
ALLA SUA CITTA NATALE
- Francesco Messina (Linguaglossa 1900 - Milano 1995),
Sources & Information
- Biography of Francesco Messina
- Alex Borgogno, "Monuments of Columbus." Discovery! Journal of the Christopher Columbus Philatelic Society vol. 18, no. 1 (12 Jan. 2000): 1235. (erroneously listed at Sestri Levante - since 2002 there is a monument in Sestri Levante).
Location (N 44°18'47" - E 9°19'29")
Item Code: itli001; Photograph: 11 August 2001
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