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Christopher Columbus Monument - Pueblo, CO
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N 38° 15.554 W 104° 37.240
13S E 533186 N 4234646
Quick Description: This historic plaque was added in 2011 as part of the designation of this monument to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 9/7/2014 4:31:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMME63
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member
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Long Description:
This plaque details the history of this monument installed by teh Sons of Italy in Pueblo, Colorado. It is believed that Pueblo, as area of heavy Italian immigration, was the first metropolitan area to celebrate what became 'Columbus Day.' The State of Colorado adopted Columbus Day in 1907.
Group or Groups Responsible for Placement:
Sons of Italy and the Pueblo Historical Society

County or City: Pueblo

Date Dedicated: October 2011

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