Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Pennsauken
New Jersey

Cooper River Park

Christopher Columbus

Frank F. Stella
1988

Pennsauken /  Christopher Columbus   Pennsauken /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Brass statue on a granite base. Columbus stands wearing period dress and a cloak. His proper right arm is raised and pointing while his proper left hand holds a rolled scroll.

Inscription(s)

CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

Below this a bronze plate is attached with the inscription:

order sons of italy in america
grand lodge of new jersey

[seal]
the presence of this statue bears evidence of the commitment of the
order sons of italy to the italian american community.
the names inscribed herewith are those filial lodges who contributed to its presence on this site and to those individuals involved with its inception.
         vincent sarno
        state president, october 1988

[followed by the names]

Signature

Frank F. Stella 1976

Annotation

Formerly located Walt Whitman Cultural Arts Center, 2nd Street & Cooper Street, Camden, New Jersey.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location (N 39°55'43" - W 75°3'48")

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