Fall River in Bristol County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal
1394 – 1460
(plaque on back of statue is the same inscription in Portuguese)
D. Henrique, Infante de Sagres, Portugal. 1394 – 1460.
As suas explorações maritimas e cometimentos scientificos dissiparam a lendas do mar tenebroso, apontaram o caminho maritimo das Indias e devassaram o Atlantico para a descoberta do continente americano. • No oitavo centenario da fundação da nacionalidade Portuguesa em 1140. Se erigiu este monumento em sua honra, como homenagem dos Portugueses da Nova Inglaterra e dos seus amigos, em 30 de Junho 1940.
Erected 1940 by the People of Portuguese descent in New England and their friends.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Exploration Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1800.
Location. 41° 41.249′ N, 71° 7.816′ W. Marker is in Fall River, Massachusetts, in Bristol County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Pleasant Street, in the median on Eastern Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fall River MA 02723, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rolling Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battleship Cove 9-11 Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); USS Massachusetts Propeller (approx. 2.1 miles away); VFW Post 8500 Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Somerset Vietnam Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Somerset World War I Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Somerset World War II Memorial (approx. 4½ miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fall River.
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