(1881-1968)Pittsburgh sculptor whose subjects included American presidents and public figures such as Abraham Lincoln, Honus Wagner, and Mark Twain. He devoted his life to sculpting and teaching, and founded the city's Society of Sculptors. An Italian immigrant, Vittor sculpted Christopher Columbus here, one of his best-known works. He created it with the support of the Sons of Columbus of America and in honor of his Italian heritage.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 3:20am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 589194 N 4477173|
|Decimal Degrees||40.44043333, -79.94830000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 26.426', W 79° 56.898'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 26' 25.56" N, 79° 56' 53.88" W|
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|Area Code(s)||412, 724|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2628 Frew St, Pittsburgh PA 15213, US|
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