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Hazleton in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christopher Columbus

 
 
Christopher Columbus Monument Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2018
1. Christopher Columbus Monument Inscription
Inscription.  

Daring and fearless Genoese
Navigator who with unwavering
faith in God discovered
a New World for Free Men
October 12, 1492

 
Erected 1952 by Columbus Monument Committee, Columbus Club, Associated Clubs, James Capparell and Grateful Citizens.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration.
 
Location. 40° 57.584′ N, 75° 58.49′ W. Marker is in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street (Pennsylvania Route 309) and Diamond Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Memorial Park, Hazleton PA 18201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
Christopher Columbus Monument Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2018
2. Christopher Columbus Monument Sponsors
443rd Anti-Aircraft Artillery Battalion Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph's Church (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hazleton.
 
Christopher Columbus Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2018
3. Christopher Columbus Monument
Christopher Columbus Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2018
4. Christopher Columbus Statue
Christopher Columbus Statue Foundry Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 17, 2018
5. Christopher Columbus Statue Foundry Mark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 19, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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