Statues - Hither & Thither

United States of America
New Rochelle
New York

Hudson Park

Christopher Columbus

(artist?)
2001

New Rochelle /  Christopher Columbus   New Rochelle /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Bronze statue on a marble pedestal.

Inscription(s)

Bronze tablet on the pedestal:
CRISTOFOTO COLOMBO
1451-1506
TO HONOR
AND PERPETUATE
THE MEMORY OF ALL THOSE
ITALIAN IMMIGRANTS
WHO DREAMED GREATLY
DARED COURAGEOUSLY
ACHIEVED MIGHTILY
IN A NEW WORLD
AMERICA.

Annotation

Unveiled 5 October 2001. The statue was sponsored by the Calabria Society of New Rochelle, New Rochelle High School / Iona College.
The monument is quite close to the monument for Leif Eriksson!

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 40°54'29" W 73°46'9"

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Item Code: usny06; Photograph: 20 October 2001
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