Columbus Monuments Pages

United States of America
Binghampton
New York

Broome County Courthouse Square

Christopher Columbus

Caron
Tallix
1992

Binghampton /  Christopher Columbus

Description

Bronze bust of Columbus wearing a small cap is mounted on a slender rectangular base. The front of the base is carved with images of his three sailing ships, the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.

Inscription(s)

christopher columbus
"vir ligur atque italicus"
explorer and navigator
discoverer of american
herald
of the journey to our land
of millions of people
of
all races, creed and nationality
broome county
quincentennial committee
1492--1992

Signed: CARON '92

Sculptor

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Location (N 42°5'53" - W 75°54'39")

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