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Pulaski's Banner

 
 
Pulaski's Banner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
1. Pulaski's Banner Marker
Inscription.  
While Pulaski guarded this area in 1778, the Moravian women made a banner which his cavalry bore until he died at the Siege of Savannah in 1779. The banner was later immortalized in a poem by Longfellow.
 
Erected 1974 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicPatriots & PatriotismWar, US RevolutionaryWomen. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
 
Location. 40° 37.236′ N, 75° 22.81′ W. Marker is in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in Northampton County. Marker is on Market Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is along the north fence line of the Moravian Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 W Market Street, Bethlehem PA 18018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horsfield House (a few steps from this marker); Moravian Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Heckewelder House
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Restoration of the Nain-Schober House (about 500 feet away); Lafayette (about 500 feet away); The Old Chapel (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Old Chapel (about 600 feet away); First House of Moravian Settlement (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethlehem.
 
Also see . . .
1. Casimir Pulaski. Polish American Center website entry (Submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Pulaski's Banner - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Casimir Pulaski. Find A Grave website entry (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Pulaski's Banner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
2. Pulaski's Banner Marker
Moravian Cemetery on right. Looking east along Market Street.
Pulaski's Banner image. Click for full size.
via Clip Art, unknown
3. Pulaski's Banner
On one side of the banner are the letters U. S., and in a circle around them the words Unita Virtus Forcior; ‘United valor is stronger.’ The letter C in the last word is incorrect; it should be T."—Lossing, 1851
Pulaski's Banner image. Click for full size.
via Clip Art, unknown
4. Pulaski's Banner
On the other side, in the center, is the All-seeing Eye, with the words Non Alius Regit; ‘No other governs.’"—Lossing, 1851
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 878 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on March 8, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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