Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial


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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

Address:c/o Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Phone:215-597-9618
Fax:215-597-0042
Web: www.nps.gov/thko/
Size: .02 acres.
Established: Authorized on October 21, 1972. Administered through Independence National Historical Park (see separate entry).
Location:At the corner of Third and Pine streets in downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Park is accessible via I-76 and I-676, I-95, and US 30 (Benjamin Franklin Bridge).
Facilities:Museum/exhibit.
Activities:Guided and self-guided tours.
Special Features:One of the first foreign volunteers to come to the aid of the American revolutionary army, Kosciuszko made many significant contributions to the American Revolution including the fortifications at Saratoga and West Point. The life and work of this Polish-born patriot and hero of the American Revolution are commemorated here at the house where he resided during the winter of 1797-1798.

See other parks in Pennsylvania.