The Columbian Fountain was designed by Frederick
MacMonnies The boat symbolizes the United States. Columbia sits
on the very top on a pedestal the has the national shield. An
eagle's head sticks out the front of the boat with a statue of
Fame heralding the boat's arrival with a horn.
The boat is oared by eight figures that symbolize the Arts and
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