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General Casimir Pulaski

1748 1779

 
 
General Casimir Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2017
1. General Casimir Pulaski Marker
Inscription.

American Revolutionary war hero, who distinguished himself on General George Washington's staff in the Battle of Brandywine, commissioned Brigadier General. Fought at Germantown and other battles in the winter of 1777-78 for American freedom.

By resolution of Congress he was authorized to form the Pulaski Legion, for which he had been rightly called the "Father of the American Cavalry."

He was mortally wounded at Savannah, Georgia and died October 11, 1779.
 
Erected 1973 by the Pulaski Memorial Committee of Lackawanna County.
 
Location. 41° 24.495′ N, 75° 39.679′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is at the intersection of Adams Avenue and Linden Street, on the left when traveling north on Adams Avenue. Touch for map. Monument is at the east corner of the Lackawanna County Courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North Washington Avenue, Scranton PA 18503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1902 Anthracite Coal Strike (within shouting distance of this marker); John Mitchell (within shouting distance of this marker); Scranton - The Electric City (about

General Casimir Pulaski Marker (rear) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2017
2. General Casimir Pulaski Marker (rear)
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam War Memorial (about 300 feet away); Pearl Harbor Memorial (about 300 feet away); First Electric Cars (about 400 feet away); Piazza dell' Arte (about 500 feet away); General Thaddeus Kosciuszko (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Casimir Pulaski Bio. (Submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. General Casimir Pulaski. (Submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Casimir Pulaski in Georgia. (Submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
General Casimir Pulaski Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2017
3. General Casimir Pulaski Monument
General Casimir Pulaski Relief on Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2017
4. General Casimir Pulaski Relief on Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 99 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 21, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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