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Walla Walla in Walla Walla County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Christopher Columbus

 
 
Christopher Columbus Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 2, 2016
1. Christopher Columbus Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to
Christopher
Columbus

Italy’s illustrious son who gave to the world a continent. We shall be inclined to pronounce the voyage that led the way to this new world as the most epoch making event of all that have occurred since the birth of Christ.
 
Erected 1911 by His admiring countrymen.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1492.
 
Location. 46° 3.883′ N, 118° 20.63′ W. Marker is in Walla Walla, Washington, in Walla Walla County. Marker is on West Main Street east of South 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on the Walla Walla County Courthouse grounds, directly in front of the main courthouse entrance facing West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 West Main Street, Walla Walla WA 99362, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Walla Walla (approx. 1½ miles away); Whitman Memorial Shaft (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Great Grave
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(approx. 5.9 miles away); Wai-i-lat-pu (approx. 6 miles away); Children of the Trail (approx. 6 miles away); Emigrant House (approx. 6 miles away); Oregon Trail Wagon (approx. 6 miles away); Grist Mill (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walla Walla.
 
More about this marker. This marker consists of the engraved pedestal supporting Walla Walla County's Christopher Columbus monument and statue. The pedestal is about eight feet tall, supporting a life-size stone sculpture.
 
Christopher Columbus Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 2, 2016
2. Christopher Columbus Monument
Christopher Columbus Monument<br>(<i>back side</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 2, 2016
3. Christopher Columbus Monument
(back side)
Christopher Columbus Monument (<i>wide view; Walla Walla County Courthouse in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 2, 2016
4. Christopher Columbus Monument (wide view; Walla Walla County Courthouse in background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 4, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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