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Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christopher Columbus

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Christopher Columbus Quincentennial Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
1. Christopher Columbus Quincentennial Monument
Inscription.

Donated by Sons of Italy in America
Francesco Ferruccio Lodge #1397
to the Citizens of Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
Commemorating the Quincentennial

 
Erected 1992 by Francesco Ferruccio Lodge #1397, Sons of Italy in America.
 
Location. 41° 14.745′ N, 75° 52.934′ W. Marker is in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in Luzerne County. Touch for map. Monument is near the SW corner of the Public Square, in downtown. Marker is in this post office area: Wilkes Barre PA 18701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Ship Zion Church Bell (a few steps from this marker); The Birthplace of HBO (within shouting distance of this marker); America's First Jazz Festival (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of the AIME (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fine Arts Fiesta (within shouting distance of this marker); Public Square Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Min L. Matheson (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Wilkes Barre 1778 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilkes-Barre.
 
Also see . . .
1. The 1992 Quincentenary. (Submitted on May 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Christopher Columbus Quincentennial Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2018
2. Christopher Columbus Quincentennial Monument
Looking NE across the Public Square

2. RIC ED380311: The Columbus Quincentennial: A Sourcebook. (Submitted on May 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Columbus Quincentennial: Is There Anything to Celebrate?: Sources on Christopher Columbus. (Submitted on May 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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