Christopher Columbus Discovery Plaza; Downtown Columbus

Christopher Columbus Discovery Plaza; Downtown Columbus

Christopher Columbus Discovery Plaza; Downtown Columbus
Photo: Civic Arts Project
Basics:
Latitude: 39.9607100331246
Longitude: -82.99948543310165
Neighborhood: Capitol Square
District: Downtown
City: Columbus
State: Ohio
Country: USA
Subjects: Christopher Columbus
Artist: W.H. Mullins company
Features: Copper Sculpture
Copper
Water Feature
Year Completed (Sculpture): 1932
Year Completed (Base): 1992

This statue was originally placed at the campus of Pontifical College Josephenium east of Downtown.  When the college was moved north of Columbus, the statue was donated to the statehouse where it is has graced the grounds around the Capitol ever since.  The base was constructed in 1992 and features a water feature and a surrounding plaza.

Links:

http://www.ohiostatehouse.org/education/CapitolSquare/ChristopherColumbusDiscoveryPlaza.aspx

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