Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
North Arlington
New Jersey

River Road
(Columbus Park)

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)
André Iwanczyk
1992

North Arlington /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Granite bust on a large pedestal.

Inscription(s)

Christopher Columbus
1451 - 1506

Relief of Columbus's fleet

Dedicated In Honor Of
Christopher Columbus
Who Had The Courage
To Venture Out Into
Uncharted Waters
And Discover America.

-.-

Presented To The
Borough of North Arlington
In October 12, 1992
By The North Arlington
Chapter of Unico National
On the
Quincentennial
Anniversary Of
The Discovery Of America

Our Appriciation
And Gratitude To The
Mayor and Council
For Their Continuous Support

Special Thanks To The
Business Community And
Private Sponsors Who
Generously Contributed
To This Project.

In Recognition Of Richard C. Bonanno And His
Committee For Making This Monument Possible.

On the back of the pedestal the names of the Committee are inscribed.

Signature

sculptor andré iwanczyk
burns bros. memorials

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 40°47'38" W 74°8'26"

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