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Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko

 
 
Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
1. Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko Marker
Inscription.
To the memory
of
Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko

Polish Patriot • • • Hero of two continents • Champion of Liberty and the rights of man • • He came to America in 1776 and volunteered his services for the cause of American Revolution • His valor and genius contributed largely to the success of the struggle for Independence of the colonies • • The rank of Brigadier-General was conferred upon him by the American Congress and he was admitted a member of the Society of the Cincinnati.

Erected in 1934
by Cambridge Citizens
of Polish Extraction

 
Erected 1934 by Polish Citizens of Cambridge.
 
Location. 42° 22.576′ N, 71° 7.281′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in Middlesex County. Marker is on Garden Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the Cambridge Common. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge MA 02138, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Casimir Pulaski (here, next to this marker); These Cannon Were Abandoned (a few steps from this marker); Washington’s General Orders (a few steps from this marker); Washington First Took Command
Markers on the Cambridge Common image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 14, 2009
2. Markers on the Cambridge Common
The marker for Gen. Thaddeus Kosciuszko (left) is located on the Common, next to another marker for Gen. Casimir Pulaski.
(a few steps from this marker); Old Charlestown – Watertown Path (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Henry Knox Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Christ Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Way to Charlestown (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Also see . . .
1. General Thaddeus Kosciuszko (1746 – 1817) Hero of America and Poland. (Submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Thaddeus Kosciuszko ~ Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 10, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 955 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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