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Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cristoforo Colombo

Discoverer of America

 

1492

 
Cristoforo Colombo Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 2, 2019
1. Cristoforo Colombo Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated by the members of the
Casa Italiana, to this great
Italian Navigator,
on the 500th Anniversary
of his discovery of America

October 12, 1992

[Roll of Donors]


 
Erected 1992 by the Members of the Casa Italiana (Italian Center, Poughkeepsie NY).
 
Location. 41° 42.383′ N, 73° 55.789′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Mill Street and Columbus Drive, on the right when traveling west on Mill Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 227 Mill Street, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Van Kleeck House Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Vassar Residence (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II Memorial (about 400 feet away); Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Vassar Brothers Institute
Cristoforo Colombo Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 2, 2019
2. Cristoforo Colombo Monument
(about 500 feet away); Matthew Vassar (about 600 feet away); City Downtown (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
 
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Cristoforo Colombo Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 2, 2019
3. Cristoforo Colombo Statue
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 3, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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