Columbus Monuments Pages

United States of America
Scranton
Pennsylvania

Courthouse Square

Christopher Columbus

Alberto Cottini

1892

Scranton /  Christopher Columbus

Description

A standing portrait of Christopher Columbus with his proper left hand resting on a unfurled scroll and his proper right hand pointing toward America.

Inscription(s)

1492 - 1892
COLUMBUS

Annotation

Oldest statue in city's main square; statue placed with Columbus pointing west; re-dedicated on Oct. 12, 1992 after refurbishing.

Donated by local Italian Americans.

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Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 41°24'28" W 75°39'48"

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Item Code: uspa16; Added: 21 May 2006

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