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Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski

1748-1779

 
 
Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Wroblewski, circa May 20, 1999
1. Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski
Sculptured by Sidney Waugh in 1947. Part of the William M. Reilly Memorial at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Inscription.
Native of Poland
General of the Continental Army
Despairing of liberty in his native land he volunteered his services to the American Patriots.
Gave his life at the siege of Savannah.

 
Location. 39° 58.018′ N, 75° 10.951′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Fairmont Avenue and Aquarium Drive. Click for map. In the Garden of Heroes, behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Marker is at or near this postal address: 26th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia PA 19130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Paths & Pavilions (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fairmount Dam (about 600 feet away); Fairmount Water Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Julian Francis Abele (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia (approx. mile away); Washington Monument (approx. mile away); Eastern State Penitentiary (approx. half a mile away); Frank N. Piasecki (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Casimir Pulaski at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. HeroesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Wroblewski, circa May 1999
2. Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joseph Wroblewski of Hamilton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 684 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joseph Wroblewski of Hamilton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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