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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)
(artist?)
1992

West Orange /  Columbus Monument   West Orange /  Columbus Monument

Description

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

Inscription(s)

CHRISTOPHER
COLUMBUS
discoverer of america
in 1492
foresight-faith-courage

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

Sculptor

Tags

Location N 40°46'18" W 74°14'36"

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Item Code: usnj07; Photograph: 8 October 2000
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