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North Arlington in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christopher Columbus

1451 – 1506

 
 
Christopher Columbus Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
1. Christopher Columbus Monument
Inscription.  Dedicated in Honor of Christopher Columbus who had the courage to venture out into uncharted waters and discover America.

Presented to the Borough of North Arlington on October 12, 1992 by the North Arlington Chapter of Unico National on the Quincentennial Anniversary of the Discovery of America

[Lower Right]:Our appreciation and gratitude to the mayor and council for their continuous support.

[Lower Left]:Special thanks to the business community and private sponsors who generously contributed to this project.

[Lower Base]:In recognition of Richard C. Bonnano and his committee for making this monument possible.
 
Erected 1992 by North Arlington Chapter of Unico National.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1841.
 
Location. 40° 47.634′ N, 74° 8.446′ W. Marker is in North Arlington, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is on River Road near Arlington Blvd, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map
Christopher Columbus - Discoverer of America image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
2. Christopher Columbus - Discoverer of America
This monument was dedicated on the 500th anniversary of Columbus's discovery of America.
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. Marker is in this post office area: North Arlington NJ 07031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North Arlington War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Holy Cross Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Rutgers Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Route 7 Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); LCpl Osbrany Montes de Oca Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pope John Paul II (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Rutgers Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Dutch Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Arlington.
 
Detail of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2008
3. Detail of Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,277 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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