Count Casimir Pulaski

Count Casimir Pulaski (HMHNP)

Location: Meriden, CT 06450 New Haven County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 31.887', W 72° 47.661'

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[Plaque on the south side]:
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]:
Casimir Pulaski
Polish - American
Aided the colonists
in their fight
for liberty
Dying gloriously
in action

Polonia Meriden
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 8:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 684006 N 4600104
Decimal Degrees41.53145000, -72.79435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 31.887', W 72° 47.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 31' 53.22" N, 72° 47' 39.66" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 402 Broad St, Meriden CT 06450, US
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