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Chester in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christofer Columbus

The Great Navigator

 
 
Christofer Columbus Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Pfingsten, December 27, 2008
1. Christofer Columbus Monument
Inscription. Whose first act upon landing in the New World, on October 12, 1492 was to give thanks to God for safe deliverance.

Presented to the City of Chester in the year of our Lord 1955 by the Italian-American Associations and citizens of Chester and vicinity.
 
Location. 39° 50.807′ N, 75° 21.516′ W. Marker is in Chester, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and Ave. of the States, on the right when traveling north on 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester PA 19013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Morton (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Swedish Burial Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Chester Fire Department (about 600 feet away); Swedish Colonists (about 600 feet away); Viet Nam (about 600 feet away); Green-Bank (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Chester.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsNotable Persons
 
Christofer Columbus Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Pfingsten, December 27, 2008
2. Christofer Columbus Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 696 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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