Paterson in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Christopher Columbus Monument
This memorial pioneers in initiating and symbolizing a national movement for the Americanization of Columbus Day in the United States. Thousands of Patersonians of all racial origins by their voluntary contributions made possible this truly American tribute to the discoverer of the New World.
Erected 1953 by The Christopher Columbus Monument Fund.
Location. 40° 55.011′ N, 74° 10.532′ W. Marker is in Paterson, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of Cianci Street and Curtis Place, on the right when traveling north on Cianci Street. Marker is in Paterson’s Federici Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paterson NJ 07501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Federici Park (here, next to this marker); “Lou’s On First” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Allied Textile Printing Site (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Dublin Spring Water Boy” (approx. ¼ mile away); Harry B. Haines Memorial Park Overlook Park (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named The Allied Textile Printing Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Great Falls of the Passaic/S.U.M. Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paterson.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.