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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • EMBASSY NEWS & EVENTS

  • 7 August 2017

    On August 5th Ambassador Wilczek visited Philadelphia where he had a chance to visit the Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial.

    Ambassador Wilczek, accompanied by the board of directors of the Philadelphia chapter of the Kosciuszko Foundation as well as the Poles in America Foundation, visited the house in which Kosciuszko lived for several months in 1796. The Ambassador held talks regarding the state of the house, potential modernization of the exhibit dedicated to Kosciuszko, and most importantly extending the operating hours of the museum. He thanked members of the Kosciuszko Foundation and all the volunteers who have taken care of the museum, for their dedication to this important mission.

     

    In 1970 the house was added to the national registrar of historic places and in 1972 Congress established the Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial, a administered by the National Park Service.

     

    At the invitation of the National Park Service, Ambassador Wilczek also visited other historic sites in Philadelphia which are connected to the independence of the United States, including Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed

     

    Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, DC

     

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