Paso Robles in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Ignacy Jan Paderewski
1860 - 1941
Polish by birth and a citizen of the world, Paderewski felt at home in America and returned to Paso Robles for long visits during the years 1914-1939. This monument celebrates the legacy of Paderewski that continues in Paso Robles thanks to the annual Paderewski Festival, Youth Piano Competition, concerts and cultural exchanges with the Province of Tarnów, Poland. Erected with the support of city and county officials, and the government of the Republic of Poland, this monument was unveiled by civic leaders on November 10, 2012
In Polish (W Polsce)
mąż stanu, filantrop.
Wlaściciel, plantacji migdałów, winnic i producent win
na środkowym wybrzeżu Kalifornii.
Urodzony w Polsce, Paderewski był obywatelem świata. W Amerykańskim Paso Robles czuł się u siebie i wielokrotnie odwiedzał to miejsce w latach 1914-1939. Pomnik ten jest hołdem złożonym Paderewskiemu i dziedzictwu jakie pozostawił, obecnie kultywowanemu w ramach dorocznego festiwalu muzyki, konkursu
Erected 2012 by Friends of Paderewski and Civic Leaders.
Location. 35° 37.57′ N, 120° 41.409′ W. Marker is in Paso Robles, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is on 12th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The statue and marker are to the right of the stairway to the Carnegie Library. The building is in the middle of the city park between 11th and 12th and between Spring and Pine Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 12th Street, Paso Robles CA 93446, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnegie Library (here, next to this marker); Paso Robles Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Famous Hotel El Paso de Robles 1891 - 1940 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pittsburg Pirates (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brewster – Dutra House (approx. half Paso Robles’ First Jail (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Memory Of (approx. 0.7 miles away); Geneseo School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paso Robles.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 22, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. 5. submitted on December 2, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.