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Christopher Columbus

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
1. Christopher Columbus Monument
Inscription.
[ east side ]
The Newburgh
Chapter of UNICO
National
October 11, 1992
In celebration of a 500th Anniversary commemorating the vision, courage, determination and voyages of
Christopher
Columbus
And the crews of the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria whose gallantry resulted in the joining of two worlds then unknown to each other. We, the members of UNICO of Newburgh, and generous friends inscribed hereon dedicate this monument to the Spirit Of Exploration exhibited by the gallant Americans here from every nation.
A Special Thanks
In gratitude to the leaders who directed our Chapter through this great and worthy effort we record for posterity
Michael Cavallo - Chairman
Joseph Geraci - President 1989
Anthony Cavallo - President 1990 – 1991
Salvatore DeCrosta - President 1992
Antonio Simoni - National Director
Monsignor George Valastro

[ north side ]
Our heartfelt thanks to these companies who have donated their time and services.
Richard Barger • Argenio Bros. • Commercial Off-Set Printing • Michael Fayo • Polytech Pools • Advance Testing Company • Giacomos Memorials Inc. • Werner & Saffioti Esqs. • Philip R. Totonelly • Regina Angelo • Legion Fireworks Co.
Our sincere thanks to
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
2. Christopher Columbus Monument
west side
our friends and supporters of Unico.
Seth, Ryan & Scott Constable • Domenico & Gaetania Buonincontro • Louis & Fannie Muratore • John & Maria Formisano • Rudy & Mary Di Nitto • Mr. & Mrs. Frank Ruotolo • Thomas S. & Margaret M. Scalzo • In Memory of Charles & Millie Fiscarelli • Moresco Family • Pasquale A. Cetta • Michael Fayo Family • Margaret Cipollone Family • Raffaele Vinciguerra Family • New York State Fraternal Order of Police • Antonio & Catherine Tallarico • Gerardo Sanchez Ballate • William Kaplan • Manza Family Farm • Mr. & Mrs. J.D. Parrella

[ south side ]
Our sincere thanks to our friends and supporters of Unico.
In Memory of Albert Argenio • Alfred Becker Family • Anthony & Marilyn Capicotto • Angelo & Antoinette Cappello • Alfred & Sophia Cavalari • Cosimo & Maria Colandrea • Richard Crana • Elks Newburgh Lodge #247 • Franco & Antonina Esposito • A. J. Fabbiano Family • Antonio Bianca Floriano • Edward L. & Mildred C. Gayton • William & Gertrude Giametta • Frank Giordino Family • Il Circolo Italiano • Labor Local #17 • Samuele & Caterina Leonardo • F. Lo Bue Lloyd • Domenico & Rosa Lisi Margiotti • Marlboro Chapter Unico • Jim Mroney & Family • New Windsor Cornwall Rotary • New Windsor Lions Club • Orange County Hotel Tavern Restaurant Association • Quedo, Robert & Lucy Pisacona • Ralph & Louise Risio • Parish
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
3. Christopher Columbus Monument
north side
Family of St. Francis of Assisi • Sacred Heart Parish, Newburgh • Albert & Ellen Scully • Pat Tarsio Family • Edward & Anna Thompson • Anthony & Gemma Tornatore • Unico Foundation Inc. • Paul & Concetta Valastro Family • Vanacore, De Benedictus, Di Giovanni & Weddell • Vails Gate Fire Co. Ladies Aux. • Westchester Chapter Unico • Fleet Bank • Mario & Phil, Youngest Brothers • Bennis & Joan Shedden Paese • Robert Sr. & Josephine Crosby • Mario P. Giaimo • In Memory of Mary Sutton Geraci • Lucille And Ralph Castanzo Family • The Martini Family

[ west side ]
The following Unico members have helped make this project possible.
Carmine & Josephine Andriuolo • John & Ginger Arbolino • Assemblyman Lawrence & Rosemary Bennett • Patrick & Elizabeth Berardinelli • Bozzone Family • L. Stephen Brescia • Attilio & Margaret Casucci • Anthony & Elizabeth Cavallo • Michael & Virginia Cavallo • Coloni Family • Salvatore & Gloria Cracchiolo • Salvatore & Gloria De Crosta • Nicholas & Angelina De Maro • Cosimo & Angela Di Brizzi • John M. & Caroline Di Stefano, Jr. • Angelo & Santa Falco • Hon. Hamilton & Myra Geraci • Iezzi Pedi Family • Joseph A. Kissell, Jr. • Dr. Frank Lancellotti • Senator William J. Larkin, Jr. • Gordon Lazaroff & Family • Nicholas & Marie Lentini • Julia & August Liguori • Rosario & Lucy Lo Presti • Joseph F. Mangelli • Anthony & Patricia
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
4. Christopher Columbus Monument
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Marino • Valdo Moncada Family • Sylvester & Grace Montoroula • Peter M. & Edith P. Olympia • John & Mary Rourke • Joseph & Ida A. Ruscitti • Saffioto Family • Carlos & Joshua Scheer • Antonio & Teresa Simoni • Philip & Marie Totonelly • Dr. Philip & Pamela Totonelly • Nicholas Valentine & Family • Arthur & Rosemary Valenza • Vincent & Stefania Cracolici • John Jr. & Helen Lusardi • John & Carol Soricelli & Family • Vince Tallarico
 
Erected 1992 by the Newburgh Chapter of UNICO National.
 
Location. 41° 30.241′ N, 74° 0.312′ W. Marker is in Newburgh, New York, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street and 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north on Water Street. Touch for map. Located in Newburgh Landing Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newburgh NY 12550, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedication of Newburgh Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery Street Station (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Court House (approx. ¼ mile away); Newburgh's Neighborhood Preservation Began on This Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Andrew J. Downing
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
5. Christopher Columbus Monument
west side
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Disbandment of the Armies (approx. half a mile away); Uzal Knapp (approx. half a mile away); The Minuteman (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburgh.
 
Categories. Exploration
 
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By Michael Herrick, October 16, 2010
6. Christopher Columbus Monument
 
 
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