Bronze statue of Columbus atop a tapered base. The figure wears a tunic, coat and leggings. He holds a scroll in his right hand. His left hand rests on a globe which stands on a small pedestal at his side. There is a bas-relief on the front of the base which depicts a ship with sailors.
On the front of the pedestal:
Relief of a ship and the name CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
On the back of the pedestal:
WITH FAITH AND PERSEVERANCE
THE COLUMBUS DAY COMMITTEE
THROUGH THE GENEROSITY
OF THE PEOPLE OF PORT CHESTER, N.Y.
PRESENTED TO THE COMMUNITY
PORT CHESTER, N.Y.
TO WHOM IT IS DEDICATED
OCTOBER 12, A.D. 1950
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Sources & Information
Location N 40°59'42" W 73°39'41"
Item Code: usny09; Photograph: 26 October 2001
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