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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ignace Jan Paderewski

 
 
Ignace Jan Paderewski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Ignace Jan Paderewski Marker
Inscription.
The American Legion
In memory of
Ignace Jan Paderewski
artist, composer, musician, statesman, patriot, humanitarian and friend of American war veterans, who, from his death to the rebirth of freedom in his homeland, here rested in honor and in dignity. Now may his soul be eternally at peace and his memory entombed in the land of his fathers, a free Poland.
 
Erected 1992 by The American Legion.
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 38° 52.593′ N, 77° 4.467′ W. Marker was in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Click for map. Marker is located in Section 46 of the National Cemetery, off Sigsbee Drive and adjacent to the Mast of the USS Maine. Marker was in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Mast of the USS Maine (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); U.S.S. Maine Anchor (a few steps from this marker); United States Space Shuttle Challenger (within shouting distance of this marker); An Attempt to Rescue American Hostages Held in Iran (within
An earlier Paderewski marker, beneath a memorial tree, across the walkway in Section 23 image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
2. An earlier Paderewski marker, beneath a memorial tree, across the walkway in Section 23
In memory of our outstanding Polish patriot and pianist virtuoso, Ignace Paderewski, who lies entombed here at the site of the mast of the Main. This tree was planted and dedicated by the Polish Legion of American Veterans and Auxiliary on April 24, 1975.
shouting distance of this marker); United States Space Shuttle Columbia (within shouting distance of this marker); Canadian Cross of Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Infantry Division, U.S. Army (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
More about this marker. This marker is currently missing and may potentially be stored inside the base of the USS Maine Memorial pending future restorations.
 
Also see . . .  Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941), third Prime Minister of Poland. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World II
 
Ignace Paderewski Memorial Little-Leaf Minden Tree as mentioned in picture 2 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
3. Ignace Paderewski Memorial Little-Leaf Minden Tree as mentioned in picture 2
Mast of <i>USS Maine</i> image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
4. Mast of USS Maine
The crypt in the base of the Maine Memorial contained Prime Minister Paderewski's remains from 1941 to 1992.
USS Maine Memorial image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 15, 2016
5. USS Maine Memorial
The marker was probably removed temporarily when the walkway ramp was installed.
 
 
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