Giovanni and Sebastian Caboto - Venice, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 45° 25.921 E 012° 21.073
33T E 292811 N 5034357
Quick Description: Marker dedicated to Giovanni Caboto and his son Sebastian, Venetians credited with the discovery of Newfoundland and the Northwest Passage in the New World, and Paraguay in South America.
Location: Veneto, Italy
Date Posted: 12/7/2017 2:02:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMX791
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker
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Long Description:
Marker affixed to the side of Giovanni Caboto's (John Cabot's) former residence in Venice.

Caboto is credited with discovering Newfoundland while exploring the West in the service of England's King Henry VII in 1497.

Marker text reads:

Giovanni Caboto
Emulo a Columbo
Scopri terra nuova e il continente settentrionale del nuovo mondo

Sebastiano Caboto

cosmografo navigator connobe primo a Paraguay addito il passagio del mar glacialf

ad honorare I grande cittadini
che abitarono questa contrada il comune pose

MDCCCLXXXI

(Translated)

John Cabot
Followed Columbus
Discovered Newfoundland and the northern continent of the New World

James Cabot (Cabot's son)

Cosmographer, Navigator, First in Paraguay, found the Northwest Passage

To honor the great citizens who lived here, the municipality posts (this marker).
Website with more information on either the memorial or the person(s) it is dedicated to: [Web Link]

Location: Giovanni Caboto House - Via Garibaldi, Venice Italy

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