In Memory of the Death of Brigadier General Kazimierz Pulaski

Photographed May 9, 2013
Dedicated October 15, 1939
Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin
42° 43.110′ N, 87° 48.943′ W
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IN MEMORY
of the death of
BRIGADIER GENERAL
KAZIMIERZ PULASKI
a hero of two hemispheres
Born in Poland March 4, 1748
JOINED
WASHINGTON'S ARMY
as a volunteer in 1777
FELL
MORTALLY WOUNDED
AT SAVANNAH, GA.
October 9, 1779
Died October 11, 1779
"He embraced our cause as his own, harmonizing
as it did with his principles and all the noble
impulses of hisnature, the cause of liberty and of
human rights; he lost his life defending it; thus
acquiring the highest of all claims to a nation's
remembrance and gratitude."
DEDICAED October 11, 1929
The One Hundred and Fiftieth
Anniversary.

The marker is located at Washington Park on Washington Avenue (Highway 20), between 12th Street and West Boulevard, Racine, Wisconsin 53403.


Wikipedia: Casimir Pulaski

Casimir Pulaski Day in the United States

A Chronology of Casimir Pulaski's Life

There markers are also at this location:
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The Pulaski plaque is on the left.

Kazimierz Pulaski before 1925
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The memorials are to the right of the cannon.

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