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Paterson in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Federici Park

 
 
Federici Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 26, 2011
1. Federici Park Marker
Inscription.
Named in honor of Gaetano Federici, 1880 – 1964, Paterson’s famous Italian-American sculptor. He was able to capture the hearts and spirit of our city and its people in his world famous works. The moving of his Christopher Columbus statue to this site for all to enjoy is made possible by the Italian Circle of Paterson, Inc.
          October 12, 1985

 
Erected 1985 by Italian Circle of Paterson, Inc.
 
Location. 40° 55.009′ N, 74° 10.531′ W. Marker is in Paterson, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of Cianci Street and Curtis Place, on the right when traveling north on Cianci Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paterson NJ 07501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christopher Columbus Monument (here, next to this marker); “Lou’s On First” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Allied Textile Printing Site (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Dublin Spring Water Boy” (approx. ¼ mile away); Harry B. Haines Memorial Park (approx.
Federici Park Marker & Columbus Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 26, 2011
2. Federici Park Marker & Columbus Statue
Gaetano Federici's sculpture of Christopher Columbus can be seen behind the marker.
¼ mile away); Overlook Park (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named The Allied Textile Printing Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Great Falls of the Passaic/S.U.M. Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paterson.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Marker in Paterson image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 26, 2011
3. Marker in Paterson
Federici's Columbus Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 26, 2011
4. Federici's Columbus Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 26, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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