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Hammonton
New Jersey

Egg Harbor Road, 1 block east of Route 54

Bust of Christopher Columbus

Ken Drake
1992

Hammonton /  Bust of Christopher Columbus   Hammonton /  Bust of Christopher Columbus

Description

Bronze bust.

Inscription(s)

Two bronze plaques on the pedestal.

(1)

Christopher
Columbus
MAN OF VISION
MAN OF COURAGE
MAN OF FAITH
500th ANNIVERSARY
OF THE
DISCOVERY OF AMERICA
1492-1992
THE NEW WORLD

(2)
THIS PLAZA WAS SPONSORED BY THE
COLUMBUS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
MADE UP OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM
19 HAMMONTON ORGANIZATIONS WITH
THE CHAIR-PERSON BEING
LEONARD STREITFELD.
[follows list of organizations].

Notes:

Hammonton, NJ - the most Italian town in America, according to the 2000 US census. (the town is 60-something-percent Italian).

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Location (N 39°38'4" - W 74°48'12")

Item Code: usnj28; Added: 30 May 2004  / Updated: 20 November 2010

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