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Jan Karski (n. Jan Kozielewski) (1914-2000)

 
 
Jan Karski (n. Jan Kozielewski) (1914-2000) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
1. Jan Karski (n. Jan Kozielewski) (1914-2000) Marker
Inscription.  
Messenger of the Polish People to Their Government in Exile
Messenger of the Jewish People to the World
The Man Who Told of the Annihilation of the Jewish People
While There Was Still Time To Stop It.

Named by the State of Israel,
“A Righteous of the Nations of the World”
A Hero of the Polish People
Professor, Georgetown University (1952-1992)

A Noble Man Walked Amongst Us and Made Us Better By His Presence
A Just Man

 
Erected by Georgetown University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & PoliticsWar, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1952.
 
Location. 38° 54.527′ N, 77° 4.31′ W. Marker is in Georgetown in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 37th Street Northwest and P Street Northwest, on the left when traveling north. The marker is on the base of the Karski statue on the Georgetown University campus - on the lawn east of White-Gravenor Hall. It is
Statue of Jan Karski, Georgetown Univesity image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, August 23, 2009
2. Statue of Jan Karski, Georgetown Univesity
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accessible west of the campus gate at 37th and P Streets Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3700 O Street Northwest, Washington DC 20007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pilgrim (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tree (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); S/Sgt. Richard F. Hoffman, A.A.F. (about 400 feet away); America's Oldest Catholic University (about 400 feet away); John Carroll (about 400 feet away); MaHorney - Harrington House (about 500 feet away); Poulton Hall (about 500 feet away); Healy Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .  Jan Karski. (Submitted on December 2, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Holocaust; Poland; Polish Resistance; Shoah.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 11, 2022