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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Casimir Pulaski

1748 • 1779

 
 
General Casimir Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2017
1. General Casimir Pulaski Marker
Inscription.  

American Revolutionary war hero, who distinguished himself on General George Washington's staff in the Battle of Brandywine, commissioned Brigadier General. Fought at Germantown and other battles in the winter of 1777-78 for American freedom.

By resolution of Congress he was authorized to form the Pulaski Legion, for which he had been rightly called the "Father of the American Cavalry."

He was mortally wounded at Savannah, Georgia and died October 11, 1779.
 
Erected 1973 by the Pulaski Memorial Committee of Lackawanna County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
 
Location. 41° 24.495′ N, 75° 39.679′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Memorial is at the intersection of Adams Avenue and Linden Street, on the left when traveling north on Adams Avenue. Monument is at the east corner of the Lackawanna County Courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North Washington Avenue, Scranton PA 18503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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are within walking distance of this marker. 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mitchell (within shouting distance of this marker); Scranton - The Electric City (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam War Memorial (about 300 feet away); In Memory And Commemoration (about 300 feet away); Pearl Harbor Memorial (about 300 feet away); First Electric Cars (about 400 feet away); Piazza dell' Arte (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Casimir Pulaski Bio. (Submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. General Casimir Pulaski. (Submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Casimir Pulaski in Georgia. (Submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
General Casimir Pulaski Marker (rear) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2017
2. General Casimir Pulaski Marker (rear)
General Casimir Pulaski Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2017
3. General Casimir Pulaski Monument
General Casimir Pulaski Relief on Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2017
4. General Casimir Pulaski Relief on Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 468 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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