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United States of America
West Orange
New Jersey

Valley Road

Columbus Monument

Christopher Columbus
(prob. Cogoleto, Republic of Genua, c. 1451 - Valladolid 1506)
Italian explorer, who in Spanish service completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European awareness of America (see Background Information)

West Orange /  Columbus Monument   West Orange /  Columbus Monument


Granite stone with engraved portrait and inscription. Both sides are identical.
Near the monument a flagpole with the American flag and the quincentennial flag.


discoverer of america
in 1492

dedicated to the valley residents
of the township of west orange
new jersey october 10, 1992



Location (N 40°46'18" - W 74°14'36")

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Item Code: usnj07; Photograph: 8 October 2000
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