Philadelphia Sights

Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

  • 301 Pine St. Map It
  • Society Hill
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 02/01/2016

Fodor's Review

A Polish general who later became a national hero in his homeland, Kosciuszko came to the United States in 1776 to help fight in the Revolution; he distinguished himself as one of the first foreign volunteers in the war. The plain three-story brick house, built around 1776, in 2009 launched a series of new exhibits that feature a rotating collection of artifacts from six museums in Poland to help depict Kosciuszko's life in his homeland as well as some of his original possessions. An eight-minute film (in English and Polish) portrays the general's activities during the Revolution.

Sight Information

Address:

301 Pine St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, USA

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Phone:

215-597–9618

Website: www.nps.gov/thko

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Apr.–Oct., weekends noon–4

Published 02/01/2016

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