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Columbus Sails

Eric O'Leary
1992

Haverhill /  Columbus Sails

Description

In the center of a circular brick planter stands a wide obelisk adorned with bronze inscription plaques and incised with images of Columbus' three ships, the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria. The planter is surrounded by a wrought iron fence.

Inscription(s)

Top tablet:
COLUMBUS SAILS
GIFT OF
ITALIAN AMERICAN CULTURAL ASSOCIATION
TO THE CITY OF HAVERHILL
NOVEMBER 8, 1992
[names of officers and directors of the association, also the deceased ones]

Bottom tablet:

on may 15, 1975
the italian american cultural association
met at the haverhill public library with
plans to present to the city of haverhill
a civic memorial from the italian community

this site installation was started and made
possible by the support ans contributions
of the italian community

special thanks to the city of haverhill
and the following who made it
possible to complete this project
[names of institutions and persons]
DEDICATED APRIL 20, 1997

On the fence:
COLUMBUS
PARK
1492-1992
RE-DEDICATED APRIL 20, 1997
GIFT OF THE
ITALIAN COMMUNITY

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Location (N 42°46'22" - W 71°5'8")

Item Code: usma06; Photograph: 23 June 2003  / Updated: 21 November 2010

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