Denver in Denver County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
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 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.
Categories. • Exploration • Notable Persons •
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