Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
Mount Kisco
New York

Village Center Park
(Main St.)

Christopher Columbus

Joseph Emilio Finelli
1992

Mount Kisco /  Christopher Columbus   Mount Kisco /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Bronze statue of Columbus with map, on a pedestal built of granite blocks.

Inscription(s)

Bronze plaque on the pedestal:
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
1492-1992
We, the Italian American Club of Northern Westchester, Inc.
and contributing organizations, families, and individuals
present this monument to the people of Mount Kisco,
in observance of the 500th anniversary of Columbus' discovery
of the New World. The monument has been erected to symbolize
that as Americans, we are an immigrant society.

[List of sponsors and major contributors]

Signature

JOSEPH A. (sic) FINELLI

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 41°12'25" W 73°43'36"

eXTReMe Tracker
Item Code: usny04; Photograph: 26 January 2001  / updated: 20 November 2010
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
© Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt