Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski
Soldier of Liberty
American Revolutionary Hero
This monument was erected by the Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski Bi-Centennial memorial committee of Rhode Island in memory of Casimir Pulaski. A Revolutionary Hero of two continents. He distinguished himself in the battles of: Brandywine: Germantown: Valley Forge:Egg Harbor: Warren Tavern: WhiteMarsh: Haddonfield: Chalestown: and Savannah.
Brigadier General. United States
Father of the American Cavalry
Marshal General of Poland
While leading his famous "Pulaski Legion" on a charge through British lines in the battle of Savannah, Georgia, he was mortally wounded on the 9th day of October 1779 and died two days later at the age of thirty two.
Casimir Pulaski died as he had lived, a martyr to the cause of American Freedom and he has become a symbol of undaunted courage and spirit to lovers of freedom everywhere.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1779.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Bicentennial of Haitian Independence (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marconi (approx. 0.3 miles away); Prince Hall Masonic Lodge F.A.M. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Prince Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Second Freewill Baptist (Pond Street) Church (approx. 1½ miles away); Providence River Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Providence River Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Fox Point Hurricane Barrier/A Second Life for the Hurricane Barrier (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
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