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Paterson in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pulaski

 
 
Pulaski Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2010
1. Pulaski Marker
Inscription.
In grateful memory of
the American Revolutionary
Hero and Patriot
Brigadier – General
Kazimierz Pulaski
in the one hundred and fiftieth
anniversary of his death
on the battlefield

This monument was
erected by
the Americans of Polish
Descent of Paterson, N.J. 1929

[ Lower Marker ]
In solemn salute to brave
men of World War Two who
won immortal glory through
their unselfish sacrifice.
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Tadeusz Bukowski Leonard Dudek Frank Dyda John Fryga Peter Jasienowski Walter Jasienowski Chester Koniecki John J. Kucinski Anthony Maliszewski Michael Maslanek Frank Matula Joseph Matula Edward Morozewicz Ludwig Penc Paul Pochmurski Chester Sawicki Raymond Strainski Stanley Taradyna Bronislaw Wieczorek Theodore Woloszynek Chester Zebrowski Stanley J. Zych Anthony B. Swierczewski

 
Erected 1929 by Americans of Polish Descent of Paterson, N.J.
 
Location. 40° 54.946′ N, 74° 8.207′ W. Marker is in Paterson, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of E Park Drive and East Side Park Road, on the left when traveling north on E Park Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located
Closeup of Pulaski Bust image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2010
2. Closeup of Pulaski Bust
A native of Warsaw, Poland, Casimir Pulaski joined the American fight for independence in 1777. Known as the "Father of the American Cavalry," he fought in many battles before being mortally wounded on October 9, 1779, during the Battle of Savannah.
in East Side Park in Paterson, NJ. Marker is in this post office area: Paterson NJ 07504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham Godwin (within shouting distance of this marker); Passaic County Soldiers and Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Curie (within shouting distance of this marker); Simeon Van Winkles (approx. 0.3 miles away); Morlot Ave - 33rd St. Bridge Over the Passaic River (approx. 0.6 miles away); The York Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Memory of Fair Lawn Police Officer Mary Ann Collura (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fair Lawn Memorial Park (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paterson.
 
More about this marker. Monument consists of a bronze bust of Gen. Pulaski atop a granite base.
 
Also see . . .
1. General Casimir Pulaski (1745-1779). Biography of General Pulaski from Polish American Cultural Center website. (Submitted on July 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Casimir Pulaski. (Submitted on July 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2010
3. Rear of Monument
The plaque on the rear of the monument contains the names of the members of the Pulaski Monument Committee.
Marker in East Side Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2010
4. Marker in East Side Park
Pulaski helped to defeat Russian forces in his native Poland in 1771, prior to coming to America, making him a war hero in two different countries.
Paterson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2010
5. Paterson Marker
The bronze statue of Count Kasimierz Pulaski was sculpted in 1929 by artist Gaetano Federici.
Markers East Side Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 16, 2010
6. Markers East Side Park
There are several markers and monuments at this location. The Pulaski Monument is seen here on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 755 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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