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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. Touch 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. Fairmount Water Works (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Paths & Pavilions (about 500 feet away); Fairmount Dam (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Fairmount Water Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); Julian Francis Abele (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parkway Museums District (approx. mile away); From Reservoir to Art Museum (approx. mile away); The Mounted Amazon Attacked by a Panther/The Lion Fighter (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  Casimir Pulaski at FindAGrave.com.
Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Wroblewski, circa May 1999
2. Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Marker
(Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. HeroesWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2010, by Joseph Wroblewski of Hamilton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2010, by Joseph Wroblewski of Hamilton, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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