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No. 3883: General Casimir Pulaski monument
Postcard #3883

Digital photograph Feb. 14, 2004. General Pulaski came from Poland to fight for American independence. He was killed at the battle of Savannah October 1, 1779. The monument is located at the Polish American Citizen's Club, 82 Boston Street, Dorchester -- just at the bridge over the Expressway from Dorchester to South Boston.

 Wording on monument: General Casimir Pulaski. He fought for Poland's freedom before he came to fight for American independence. Organized and commanded first American cavalry. Saved the American Army at Brandywine, PA. Engaged in Battles of Egg Harbor, Haddonfield, NJ and Charleston, So. Carolina. Killed at Battle of Savannah, georgia, October 11, 1779. Died as he lived -- a hero. Arch enemy of tyranny. Dedicated to the Polsih sons and daughters who came to these shores beginning in 1608 and helped to build this great country. General Pulaski Skyway Committee, October 13, 1963.
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Created: October 6, 2005   Modified: October 6, 2005