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Christopher Columbus

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
1. Christopher Columbus Monument
Inscription.
[ east side ]
The Newburgh
Chapter of UNICO
National
October 11, 1992
In celebration of a 500th Anniversary commemorating the vision, courage, determination and voyages of
Christopher
Columbus
And the crews of the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria whose gallantry resulted in the joining of two worlds then unknown to each other. We, the members of UNICO of Newburgh, and generous friends inscribed hereon dedicate this monument to the Spirit Of Exploration exhibited by the gallant Americans here from every nation.
A Special Thanks
In gratitude to the leaders who directed our Chapter through this great and worthy effort we record for posterity
Michael Cavallo - Chairman
Joseph Geraci - President 1989
Anthony Cavallo - President 1990 – 1991
Salvatore DeCrosta - President 1992
Antonio Simoni - National Director
Monsignor George Valastro

[ north side ]
Our heartfelt thanks to these companies who have donated their time and services.
Richard Barger Argenio Bros. Commercial Off-Set Printing Michael Fayo Polytech Pools Advance Testing Company Giacomos Memorials Inc. Werner & Saffioti Esqs. Philip R. Totonelly Regina Angelo Legion Fireworks Co.
Our sincere thanks to
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
2. Christopher Columbus Monument
west side
our friends and supporters of Unico.
Seth, Ryan & Scott Constable Domenico & Gaetania Buonincontro Louis & Fannie Muratore John & Maria Formisano Rudy & Mary Di Nitto Mr. & Mrs. Frank Ruotolo Thomas S. & Margaret M. Scalzo In Memory of Charles & Millie Fiscarelli Moresco Family Pasquale A. Cetta Michael Fayo Family Margaret Cipollone Family Raffaele Vinciguerra Family New York State Fraternal Order of Police Antonio & Catherine Tallarico Gerardo Sanchez Ballate William Kaplan Manza Family Farm Mr. & Mrs. J.D. Parrella

[ south side ]
Our sincere thanks to our friends and supporters of Unico.
In Memory of Albert Argenio Alfred Becker Family Anthony & Marilyn Capicotto Angelo & Antoinette Cappello Alfred & Sophia Cavalari Cosimo & Maria Colandrea Richard Crana Elks Newburgh Lodge #247 Franco & Antonina Esposito A. J. Fabbiano Family Antonio Bianca Floriano Edward L. & Mildred C. Gayton William & Gertrude Giametta Frank Giordino Family Il Circolo Italiano Labor Local #17 Samuele & Caterina Leonardo F. Lo Bue Lloyd Domenico & Rosa Lisi Margiotti Marlboro Chapter Unico Jim Mroney & Family New Windsor Cornwall Rotary New Windsor Lions Club Orange County Hotel Tavern Restaurant Association Quedo, Robert & Lucy Pisacona Ralph & Louise Risio Parish
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3. Christopher Columbus Monument
north side
Family of St. Francis of Assisi Sacred Heart Parish, Newburgh Albert & Ellen Scully Pat Tarsio Family Edward & Anna Thompson Anthony & Gemma Tornatore Unico Foundation Inc. Paul & Concetta Valastro Family Vanacore, De Benedictus, Di Giovanni & Weddell Vails Gate Fire Co. Ladies Aux. Westchester Chapter Unico Fleet Bank Mario & Phil, Youngest Brothers Bennis & Joan Shedden Paese Robert Sr. & Josephine Crosby Mario P. Giaimo In Memory of Mary Sutton Geraci Lucille And Ralph Castanzo Family The Martini Family

[ west side ]
The following Unico members have helped make this project possible.
Carmine & Josephine Andriuolo John & Ginger Arbolino Assemblyman Lawrence & Rosemary Bennett Patrick & Elizabeth Berardinelli Bozzone Family L. Stephen Brescia Attilio & Margaret Casucci Anthony & Elizabeth Cavallo Michael & Virginia Cavallo Coloni Family Salvatore & Gloria Cracchiolo Salvatore & Gloria De Crosta Nicholas & Angelina De Maro Cosimo & Angela Di Brizzi John M. & Caroline Di Stefano, Jr. Angelo & Santa Falco Hon. Hamilton & Myra Geraci Iezzi Pedi Family Joseph A. Kissell, Jr. Dr. Frank Lancellotti Senator William J. Larkin, Jr. Gordon Lazaroff & Family Nicholas & Marie Lentini Julia & August Liguori Rosario & Lucy Lo Presti Joseph F. Mangelli Anthony & Patricia
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4. Christopher Columbus Monument
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Marino Valdo Moncada Family Sylvester & Grace Montoroula Peter M. & Edith P. Olympia John & Mary Rourke Joseph & Ida A. Ruscitti Saffioto Family Carlos & Joshua Scheer Antonio & Teresa Simoni Philip & Marie Totonelly Dr. Philip & Pamela Totonelly Nicholas Valentine & Family Arthur & Rosemary Valenza Vincent & Stefania Cracolici John Jr. & Helen Lusardi John & Carol Soricelli & Family Vince Tallarico
 
Erected 1992 by the Newburgh Chapter of UNICO National.
 
Location. 41° 30.241′ N, 74° 0.312′ W. Marker is in Newburgh, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Water Street. Click for map. Located in Newburgh Landing Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newburgh NY 12550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedication of Newburgh Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery Street Station (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newburgh's Neighborhood Preservation Began on This Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Andrew J. Downing
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
5. Christopher Columbus Monument
west side
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Disbandment of the Armies (approx. half a mile away); Uzal Knapp (approx. half a mile away); The Minuteman (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Newburgh.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
6. Christopher Columbus Monument
 
 
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