Columbus Accepts Statue and Land

2/1/12 – The City has accepted the statue and land that were the property of the “Columbus Quincentenial Celebration Committee.” The statue of Columbus asking for a heavenly invocation upon his discovery of a new land is located on highways 60 & 16 entering the City from the west. The Council accepted the 1.6 acres of parkland and the historic 1992 statue at their last meeting by accepting the transfer of assets of the Quincentennial Committee to the City.