Christopher Columbus Statue (DC)

Description: 

"Statue of Columbus holding a globe in an outstretched palm. Plaque has an inscription reading:
""This monument, erected on the occasion of the 1992 Quncentennial Jubilee celebrating the discovery of America, pays tribute to Cristoforo Colombo and his seafaring companions. Their bold voyage led to a historic encounter between the European world and the Americas. A turning point in Western Civilization, this event paved the way for the spreading of the Gospel and the establishment of a society anchored on the principles of Christian love and holiness.
1492 - 1992"""

LocationMem: 
Holy Rosary Church, Washington, DC
Institution: 
community group (Lido Civic Club)
Official/Unofficial: 
Database (dcmemorials.com)
Historical Subject: 

Voyage of Columbus, 1492

Physical Aspects: 

Statue, plaque

Date of Dedication: 
1992
Place Location: 
Files: 
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