Warka

Monument of Piotr Wysocki
Saint Nicholas Church
Warka Brewery

Town in east-central Poland, located on the left bank of the Pilica river (60 km south of Warsaw), with 11,035 inhabitants (2004).

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Casimir Pulaski

Polish nobleman, soldier, and military commander who has been called, together with his counterpart Michael Kovats de Fabriczy, "the father of the American cavalry."

General Pulaski, by Polish artist Jan Styka POL_COA_Ślepowron.svg Coat of arms: Ślepowron
Pulaski at Częstochowa, an 1875 painting by Józef Chełmoński
Casimir Pulaski gathering supporters for the Confederation at Bar. Painting by Korneli Szlegel
Map of the Bar Confederation conflict in Poland between 1768 and 1772, with white areas being controlled by the Confederates
Pulaski at the walls of Jasna Góra Monastery in 1770, by artist Juliusz Kossak
Pulaski on horseback, painting by Juliusz Kossak, 1883
Pulaski mortally wounded by grapeshot while leading cavalry charge
United States postage stamp featuring General Casimir Pulaski. Issue of 1931, 2 cents
Statue of Pulaski at the Kazimierz Pułaski Museum in Warka, Poland.
Monument in Baltimore, Maryland
Fort Pulaski in Georgia, U.S.

Casimir was the second eldest son of Marianna Zielińska and Józef Pułaski, who was an advocatus at the Crown Tribunal, the Starost of Warka, and one of the town's most notable inhabitants.

Grójec County

Unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Masovian Voivodeship, east-central Poland.

The county contains three other towns: Warka, 25 km east of Grójec, Nowe Miasto nad Pilicą, 34 km south-west of Grójec, and Mogielnica, 22 km south-west of Grójec.

Pilica (river)

River in central Poland, the longest left tributary of the Vistula river, with a length of 333 kilometres and a basin area of 9,258 km2 (all in Poland).

Warka

Piotr Wysocki

Piotr Wysocki; portrait by
Jan Nepomucen Żyliński (1790-1838)

Piotr Wysocki (10 September 1797 in Warka – 6 January 1875 there), was a Polish captain and leader of the Polish conspiracy against Russian Tsar Nicolas I.

Israel Yitzhak Kalish

Ohel of Israel Yitzhak Kalish

Israel Yitzhak Kalish of Warka (Yitzchok of Vurka) (1779–1848) was the first hasidic rebbe of Warka.

Adam Jarzębski

Adam Jarzębski (c.

1590 in Warka – c. 1648 in Warsaw) was an early Baroque Polish composer, violinist, poet, and writer.

Warka Brewery

One of Poland's oldest breweries and belongs to the Żywiec Group.

The brewery is in the historic center of Warka, Poland.

Winiary, Warka

Winiary was a village that is now a suburb of Warka, Poland.

Warsaw Railway Junction

Set of seven major railway lines centred on the city of Warsaw.

Rail lines within Warsaw

Apart from train stations in Warsaw, the hub includes the cities of Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Milanówek, Piastów, Pruszków, Sochaczew, Błonie, Ożarów, Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Legionowo, Tłuszcz, Wołomin, Mińsk Mazowiecki, Sulejówek, Otwock, Warka and Piaseczno.

Commemoration of Casimir Pulaski

Polish nobleman, soldier and military commander who has been called "the father of the American cavalry".

General Casimir Pulaski 1931 Commemorative Issue, 2c
General Casimir Pulaski
Pulaski equestrian statue at Pulaski Park in Manchester, New Hampshire
Pulaski Memorial in Patterson Park, Baltimore, Maryland
Pulaski monument in Savannah, Georgia
Pulaski statue in Flint, Michigan.
Statue in Providence, Rhode Island
Statue at the Kazimierz Pułaski Museum in Warka, Poland.

Although there are several disputed birth and baptismal records, Pulaski's birth is honored in Warka, Poland, by the Kazimierz Pułaski Museum, which opened in 1967. The museum occupies the manor house which Pulaski's family lived in during the 1760s, and includes rooms dedicated to his activities in Poland and the United States. It also includes rooms dedicated to Polish-American emigration and contributions of Polish émigrés to American culture and history.