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Fort Lee in Bergen County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza

 
 
Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
1. Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza Marker
Inscription.
Christopher Columbus
Memorial Plaza

Dedicated Oct. 11, 1971
Leonardo da Vinci Society
Bergen County
New Jersey

( Lower Plaques : )
Granite Monument
donated by
Anthony K. Macagna

Bronze sculpture
donated by
Adeline Bracco
in memory of her sister
Ione Braccp

 
Erected 1971 by Leonardo da Vinci Society.
 
Location. 40° 49.907′ N, 73° 58.721′ W. Marker is in Fort Lee, New Jersey, in Bergen County. Marker is at the intersection of Palisades Avenue and Columbia Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Palisades Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Lee NJ 07024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Palisades Amusement Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edgewater World War I Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vriessendael (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edgewater World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edgewater Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Edgewater Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. half a mile away); Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (approx. half a mile away); Ferryboat Binghamton (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Lower Plaque #1 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
2. Lower Plaque #1
Lower Plaque #2 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
3. Lower Plaque #2
Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
4. Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza
Marker in Fort Lee image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
5. Marker in Fort Lee
Closeup of Christopher Columbus Relief image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 29, 2013
6. Closeup of Christopher Columbus Relief
Cristoforo Colombo
1446 – 1506
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 29, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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