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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Polish Army

 
 
Polish Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 3, 2011
1. Polish Army Marker
Inscription. At hall on this site on April 3, 1917, a speech by I. J. Paderewski to delegates at convention of the Polish Falcons began the movement to recruit a Polish army in the United States to fight in Europe with Allies for creating an independent Poland.
 
Erected 1960 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 25.694′ N, 79° 58.832′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on South 18th Street 0 miles south of East Carson Street (Pennsylvania Route 837), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located outside Polish Falcons Club on Pittsburgh's South Side. Marker is at or near this postal address: 97 South 18th Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mercy Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away); Merchants Savings & Trust Company (approx. 0.8 miles away); Duquesne University (approx. 0.8 miles away); Open Hearth Steel (approx. 0.9 miles away); The MonCon Railroad (approx.
Polish Army Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 3, 2011
2. Polish Army Marker
Polish Falcons Club in background
0.9 miles away); Materials Handling (approx. 0.9 miles away); Steamboat "New Orleans" (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Polish Falcons of America. Website (Submitted on November 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Ignace Jan Paderewski at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on November 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Ignace Jan Pederewski image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1930s
3. Ignace Jan Pederewski
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 449 times since then and 115 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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