Meriden in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
Count Casimir Pulaski
“Father of the American Cavalry”
Born in Poland 1747; came to America 1777, entering as a volunteer; distinguished himself at Battle of Brandywine, promoted to the Rank of Brigadier General. Was mortally wounded in the seige of Savannah, Georgia. He died 1779.
Freedom shrieked when Pulaski Died.
[Inscription on the north side]:
Polish – American
Aided the colonists
in their fight
Location. 41° 31.887′ N, 72° 47.661′ W. Marker is in Meriden, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Charles Street, in the median on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meriden CT 06450, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Patriots (within shouting distance of this marker); Meriden / Lexington Alarm (within shouting distance of this marker); First Masonic Lodge in Meriden (within shouting distance of Meriden Korea – Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Meriden Spanish American War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 201st Anniversary of the Marine Corps (about 500 feet away); Gold Star Association Memorial (about 600 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meriden.
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Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Revolutionary •
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