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Columbus Park

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Christopher Columbus Tablet

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  • Location: In front of New York State Supreme Court Building, at Montague and Court Streets
  • Description: Plaque on pedestal
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 12" W: 36" D: ΒΌ"d
  • Dedicated: October 8, 1971
  • Foundry: U.S. Bronze Sign Company, NY
  • Donor: P.R.C.A.
  • Inscription: THE COOPERATION OF MAYOR JOHN V. LINDSAY / AND ADMINISTRATIOR AUGUST HECKSCHER OF P.R.C.A. / ENABLED JOHN N. LA CORTE, FOUNDER OF THE / ITALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA / TO ENRICH THE BROOKLYN CIVIC CENTER WITH THIS MONUMENT / INSTALLED BY A. OTTAVINO, OCTOBER 8, 1971 /

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