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Schenectady in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


Union Makes Valor Stronger

Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
December 28, 2018
1. Pulaski Marker
Inscription.  Count Casimir Pulaski - Polish friend of America in the Revolutionary War distinguished himself on General George Washington’s staff in the Battle of Brandywine. Commissioned Brigadier General. Fought at Germantown and other battles in winter of 1777-78. By resolution of Congress was authorized to form the Pulaski Legion. Mortally wounded at Savannah, Georgia and died October 11, 1779

To the memory of an immortal hero who gave his life in the cause of freedom and thereby left a living message to all Americans. May God grant that the liberty of mankind which only the brave souls win and only vigilance can guard shall live on with greater virility.

Dedicated by the People of Schenectady
Erected by People of Schenectady.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is October 11, 1779.
Location. 42° 48.596′ N, 73° 56.287′ W. Marker is in Schenectady, New York, in Schenectady County. Memorial is at the intersection of Veeder Street and State Street, on the right

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when traveling north on Veeder Street. Statue is in the little square between State Street, Albany Street, and Veeder Street (aka Nott Terrace) It is across the street from Veterans Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Schenectady NY 12307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schenectady 27th Division World War I Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rest Here for the Night (about 600 feet away); Schenectady ALCO War Memorial (about 700 feet away); The RS-3 Diesel-Electric Locomotive (approx. ¼ mile away); Nott Terrace High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Site of Schenectady (approx. 0.3 miles away); Schenectady (approx. 0.3 miles away); Original Site of the African Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Schenectady.
Pulaski Marker- left side image. Click for full size.
December 28, 2018
2. Pulaski Marker- left side
Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
December 28, 2018
3. Pulaski Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2019. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 2, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2, 3. submitted on January 2, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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