Bronze statue of Columbus with his right foot forward. His right hand holds a compass and his left hand holds a small globe. On a pedestal made of large granite stones.
ROMAN BRONZE WORKS INC. N.Y.
Donated by the United Italian Societies. In 1955 the statue was completely recast in bronze. In 1992, monument received a memorial stone dedicated by the Greater New Haven Columbus Day Committee.
Site of annual wreath-laying ceremony on Columbus Day.
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Sources & Information
- NIAF, Tributes to Christopher Columbus in the United States.
- Smithsonian American Art Museum, SIRIS (Smithsonian Institution Research Information system).
Location (N 41°18'14" - W 72°55'4")
Item Code: usct07;
Added: 24 October 2000
/ Photograph: 24 October 2000
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