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Christopher Columbus

1451 – 1506

 
 
Christopher Columbus Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
1. Christopher Columbus Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated in memory of
the courage and
determination of
Christpoher Columbus.
He followed his dream,
and discovered America.

Erected by the
Columbia
Italian-American
Club of Union
October 13, 2000

 
Erected 2000 by Columbia Italian-American Club of Union.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1915.
 
Location. 40° 41.788′ N, 74° 16.134′ W. Marker is in Union, New Jersey, in Union County. Marker is on Morris Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Stuyvesant Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in Columbus Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union NJ 07083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jahn's Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gen. Wilhelm von Knyphausen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pearl Harbor Square (approx. ¼ mile away); Mass Grave of British and Hessian Troops (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Washington’s Headquarters (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms (approx. 0.4 miles away); Connecticut Farms (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union.
 
More about this marker. A relief bust of Columbus appears at the top of the marker.
 
Marker in Union image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
2. Marker in Union
Marker in Columbus Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
3. Marker in Columbus Memorial Park
The Christopher Columbus marker can be seen in the background of this photo. A marker for Columbus Memorial Park is in the foreground (see photo 4).
Columbus Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
4. Columbus Memorial Park
In honor of Christopher Columbus
1451 – 1506
Discovered America
in the year of Our Lord 1492
One of the greatest seamen
and navigators of all time.

Dedicated by:
Brotherhood of St. Anthony
and Ladies Auxilliary
Columbia Civic and Socoal Club
Union Chapter – Unico National
October 7, 1973
Closeup of Christopher Columbus image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, October 2, 2010
5. Closeup of Christopher Columbus
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 28, 2023