Columbus Statue

Columbus Statue vandalized at Columbus Park. October 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Mike Baggerman
June 12, 2020 - 12:24 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – There is a renewed push to remove the statue of Christopher Columbus on Porter Avenue in Buffalo in the wake of unrest locally and nationally.
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Columbus Statue vandalized at Columbus Park. October 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Mike Baggerman
October 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Will the Columbus Statue at Columbus Park be vandalized again? That’s a worry for some each Columbus Day as individuals who are upset with Columbus’ actions expressed their displeasure by defacing the statue that faces Porter Avenue in the City of Buffalo. Last year, the...
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Columbus Statue vandalized at Columbus Park. October 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
October 08, 2018 - 11:07 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Columbus Statue at Columbus Park was vandalized on Monday morning. The vandalism came just hours before a planned protest at the park over the celebration of Christopher Columbus. This morning ahead of the planned protest at Columbus Park, the Columbus Statue was...
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Mike Baggerman
October 10, 2017 - 11:10 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - A change.org petition regarding Columbus Park in Buffalo generated over 1,600 signatures and delivered to the Buffalo Common Council, who are holding a public meeting to discuss the matter on Tuesday afternoon. Columbus Park in Buffalo was named after Christopher Columbus and...
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