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Columbus

 
 
Christopher Columbus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 1, 2015
1. Christopher Columbus Marker
Inscription.
Presented by citizens of New York
In commemoration of the
four hundredth anniversary
of the
discovery of the New World
October 1492

 
Erected 1892 by Citizens of New York.
 
Location. 40° 46.192′ N, 73° 58.363′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from The Mall. Touch for map. The marker is on The Mall in Central Park at the top of Literary Walk. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Burns Statue (a few steps from this marker); William Shakespeare (within shouting distance of this marker); William John Liebig (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Balto (about 500 feet away); Lehman Gates (about 700 feet away); Sir Walter Scott (approx. 0.2 miles away); 307th Infantry AEF (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knights of Pythias Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
"Columbus" image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 1, 2015
2. "Columbus"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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