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In Honor of Christopher Columbus

 
 
In Honor of Christopher Columbus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, December 24, 2007
1. In Honor of Christopher Columbus Marker
Inscription.
In Honor of Christopher Columbus
(Cristoforo Colombo 1451-1506)

Italian Visionary and Great Navigator

This bold explorer was the first European to set foot on uncharted land, on a West Indies beach in 1492. His four voyages brought Europe and the Americas together, forever changing history. A new nation was to rise. A new Democracy was born.

Sculptor Willaim F. Joseph
 
Erected 1970 by Alfred P. Adamo and Anna E. Adamo.
 
Location. 39° 44.374′ N, 104° 59.319′ W. Marker is in Denver, Colorado, in Denver County. Marker can be reached from Broadway. Touch for map. The marker and monument are located in the pedestrian area of the Civic Center open space. It's about equa-distant from Colfax and 14th and a bit closer to Broadway, from Bannock. Marker is in this post office area: Denver CO 80202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Passing of the Street Car (within shouting distance of this marker); Smoky Hill Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Sadie M. Likens (about 400 feet away); Joe P. Martinez
In Honor of Christopher Columbus Marker image. Click for more information.
By Christopher Light, December 24, 2007
2. In Honor of Christopher Columbus Marker
This 15 foot tall sculpture is titled, Christopher Columbus, Discoverer of America. It is a full-length figure, with four faces, arms and legs facing the four points of the compass, enclosed within a sphere of intersecting circles.
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(about 500 feet away); Alfred Dach (about 600 feet away); Colorado State Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colorado Soldier's Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sand Creek Massacre (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denver.
 
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View to the north (notice the shadow) image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, December 24, 2007
3. View to the north (notice the shadow)
Denver City - County Building to the west image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, December 24, 2004
4. Denver City - County Building to the west
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,314 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 15, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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