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Pulaski's Banner

 
 
Pulaski's Banner Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is along the north fence line of the Moravian Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 42 W. Market Street, Bethlehem PA 18018, United States of America.
 
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 (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.
Pulaski's Banner Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 22, 2009
2. Pulaski's Banner Marker
Moravian Cemetery on right. Looking east along Market Street.
(Submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Casimir Pulaski Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution. (Submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Hymn at the Consecration of Pulaski's Banner. (Submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Pulaski's b. (Submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. Pulaski's Banner Front. (Submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
6. Pulaski's Banner Back. (Submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
7. Pulaski's Banner - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

8. Casimir Pulaski at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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