ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
General Casimir Pulaski Memorial, 1920
Artworks: Relief

Artist
Unknown
Collection
City of New Haven Public Art
Materials
bronze (metal)
Dates
  • Installed, 1920
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Description
Called the "father of the American cavalry," Pulaski was a Polish nobleman and soldier of fortune, who became a general in George Washington's Continental Army. Pulaski had come to the American Colonies with encouragement from Benjamin Franklin -- he was considered a regicide in his own country and had fled to France. Pulaski was thoroughly dedicated to the cause of "freedom" and saved the life of George Washington at the Battle of Brandywine. He died from a gunshot wound in 1779 and is one of o...
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Location
165 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
United States

Biagio diLieto City Hall, 2nd Floor
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