Statue of granite. On the front side of the pedestal a relief showing Columbus's fleet.
On the front of the pedestal:
INTREPID ITALIAN EXPLORER
WHO LINKED THE OLD WORLD OF
OUR FATHERS TO THE NEW WORLD
OF OUR SONS
On the back of the pedestal:
WESTERLY AND PAWCATUCK
On the statue:
C.H. PIZZANO SCULPTOR
The 4.5 m monument honors the intrepid Italian explorer and at the same time commemorates the contributions made by those of Italian ancestry to the life of Westerly.
This monument on postcards
- Charles H. Pizzano (Torre la Nocelle, Avellino, Italy 1893-Medford, Mass., 1987),
sculptor of Medford
Sources & Information
Location N 41°22'37" W 71°49'44"
Item Code: usri04; Photograph: 21 October 2001
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