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Kosciuszko

 
 
Kosciuszko Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 15, 2012
1. Kosciuszko Marker
Inscription.
The pedestal and shaft of this monument were erected by the Corps of Cadets of the U.S. Military Academy in 1828 to the memory of
the Polish American General
Thaddeus Kosciuszko
The statue of this Revolutionary hero was presented by the Polish clergy and laity of the United States and was unveiled with due ceremonies Sept. 1, 1913.

Back of Monument:
Brigadier General
Thaddeus Kosciuszko
1746 – 1817
Appointed Engineer-in-Charge
of
West Point fortifications
by
General Washington
in 1778

Erected by the Corps of Cadets
1828

 
Erected 1828 by U.S. Corps of Cadets.
 
Location. 41° 23.678′ N, 73° 57.158′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker is on Cullum Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the United States Military Academy. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Clinton (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Fort Clinton (within shouting distance of this marker); Water Battery (about 400 feet
Kosciuszko Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
2. Kosciuszko Marker



away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Yorktown (about 600 feet away); Battle of Palo Alto (about 600 feet away); Battle of Resaca De La Palma (about 600 feet away); Great Chain Battery (about 600 feet away); Sheridan Memorial (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in West Point.
 
Also see . . .  General Thaddeus Kosciuszko (1746 – 1817) Hero of America and Poland. (Submitted on September 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Additional keywords. fortifications
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Kosciuszko Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 15, 2012
3. Kosciuszko Marker
Back of Kosciuszko Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
4. Back of Kosciuszko Monument
Thaddeus Kosciuszko Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 15, 2012
5. Thaddeus Kosciuszko Monument
The statue of Kosciuszko at West Point looks out over the Hudson River.
Thaddeus Kosciuszko at the USMA image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
6. Thaddeus Kosciuszko at the USMA
Thaddeus Kosciuszko image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
7. Thaddeus Kosciuszko
The Kosciuszko Monument is located on the site of Fort Clinton (originally named Fort Arnold). Kosciuszko engineered the fort during the Revolutionary War.
Closeup of Kosciuszko Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 5, 2009
8. Closeup of Kosciuszko Statue
 
 
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