Newark in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
in questa terra
dal suo genio
Newark N.J. XII Ottobre
[Lower front of monument]
Erected by the Italians
in this land
Perceived through his genius
in the year 1492
[Back of monument]
Erected under the auspices of the Guisippe Verdi Society and presented by the Italians to the City of Newark October 12, 1927
Made in Rome Italy, Guiseppe Ciochetti, Sculptor
Guiseppe Verdi Society and Associated Italian Societies of Newark
Erected 1927 by Guiseppe Verdi Society and Associated Italian Societies of Newark.
Location. 40° 44.606′ N, 74° 10.193′ W. Marker is in Newark, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is on Broad St., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is in Washington Park. Marker is in this post office area: Newark NJ 07102, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seth Boyden (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Seth Boyden Line of March of Washington’s Army (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Academy in Newark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Donald T. Dust Home (about 600 feet away); Perfect Vehicles 1988-90 (about 600 feet away); The 19th Century Italianate Town House (about 700 feet away); Newark & Washington Park in the 19th Century (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,084 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.