New home for Columbus statue in Conshohocken

Apr 29, 2022 292

As you may remember, back in October reported that a Columbus statue that had been dedicated to the Borough of Conshohocken by the Italian American Community in 1970 was being stored in a public works’ parking lot off East Elm Street.

The statue wasn’t removed from public view due to the recent controversy surrounding whether or not Columbus should be honored. Leeland Mansion, where the statue had long been on display, was sold to a private company in 2017, and thus it needed a new home.

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