A bronze fountain sculpture depicting Columbus' ship resting on a dome-shaped network of metal bars designed to look like a globe. This metal frame rests on the rim of a circular fountain basin. Four water spouts positioned around the rim spray water on the ship.
On rim of concrete fountain basin
to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the discovery of america by christopher columbus in 1492
this monument was dedicated on the twelfth of october 1992
5 August 1492
12 October 1492
25 September 1493
22 November 1493
30 may 1498
San Lucar, Spain
30 July 1498
9 may 1502
from Cadiz, Spain
15 June 1502
In appreciation and gratitude to the many
who through their generosity
made this monument a reality
October 12, 1992
(list of names and organizations)
The fountain was initiated by the Hello Columbus Monument Committee.
Architect Alfred Panepinto designed the monument and architect Cee Jay Fredericks created the plaza. The sculpture was dedicated on the 500th anniversary of the discovery of America.
- Alfred Panepinto, sculptor.
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Location (N 40°7'36" - W 75°20'37")
Item Code: uspa12;
Added: 6 January 2007
/ Updated: 21 November 2010
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