Statue of a bearded Columbus, pointing on a globe.
knights of columbus
dedicated to knights and their families
Statue of Christopher Columbus donated to Columbus Hospital in Great Falls, Montana, by Knight Daniel Tracy in 1908. After the hospital merged with another and changed its name, the statue was donated to the Great Falls Council 1493. The statue was restored and placed in Mount Olivet Cemetery beside a Knights of Columbus memorial to unborn children, and dedicated to all Knights and their families.
It is a close copy of the statue in Saint Louis.
This monument on postcards
- Ferdinand Freiherr von Miller (München 1842-München 1929), German sculptor (Wikipedia).
Sources & Information
- Photo: ZenPanda, 11 November 2005. See ZenPanda's photostream on Flickr..
- Francis Mulligan, "Christopher Columbus Statue." Discovery! Journal of the Christopher Columbus Philatelic Society vol. 18, no. 1 (12 Jan. 2000): 1231
- Postcard, lot on eBay
Location N 47°28'58" W 111°15'47"
Item Code: usmt01;
Added: 7 December 2006
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