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Polish Army

 
 
Polish Army Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 3, 2011
1. Polish Army Marker
Inscription.  At hall on this site on April 3, 1917, a speech by I. J. Paderewski to delegates at convention of the Polish Falcons began the movement to recruit a Polish army in the United States to fight in Europe with Allies for creating an independent Poland.
 
Erected 1960 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1883.
 
Location. 40° 25.694′ N, 79° 58.832′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on South 18th Street, 0 miles south of East Carson Street (Pennsylvania Route 837), on the right when traveling north. Located outside Polish Falcons Club on Pittsburgh's South Side. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 97 South 18th Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Side Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Immigrant Steel Workers (approx. 0.3 miles away); South Side Market House
Polish Army Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, November 3, 2011
2. Polish Army Marker
Polish Falcons Club in background
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Oliver Iron and Steel (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Workers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prehistoric Rivers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Monongahela's First Lock & Dam (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ferry Landing (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Polish Falcons of America. Website (Submitted on November 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Ignace Jan Paderewski at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Ignace Jan Pederewski image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Unknown, circa 1930s
3. Ignace Jan Pederewski
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 600 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Aug. 19, 2022