Wreath laid at Columbus statue in Pueblo among protesters

Oct 20, 2014 1281

A refurbished statue of Christopher Columbus is now on display in Pueblo.

The Sons of Italy unveiled the refurbished 109-year-old statue during their annual wreath-laying ceremony marking Columbus Day on Monday.

KOAA-TV (http://bit.ly/1saz3ax) reported that the ceremony unfolded as protesters, some of them in Native American headdresses, chanted from behind a police barricade.

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Source: http://gazette.com

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