Christopher Columbus Obelisk

Description: 

A 44-foot obelisk with inscription "Sacred to the memory of Chris. Columbus Octob. XII MDCCVIIIC"

Constructed on property of former French Consul General Charles Francois Adrian le Paulmier, a French native who acted as a spy during the American Revolution and settled in Baltimore.

LocationMem: 
Herring Run Park, Baltimore, MD
Institution: 
private, Charles Francois Adrian le Paulmier
Official/Unofficial: 
Unofficial
Historical Subject: 

Voyage of Columbus 1492

Physical Aspects: 

text, obelisk

Date of Dedication: 
1792
Place Location: 
Files: 
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