History & Culture

Sepia toned engraving showing a man from in military uniform with a cannon in the background.

Thaddeus Kosciuszko

This biographical information is the place to start for information about the Polish hero.

Color portrait of Thaddeus Kosciuszko, a man wearing a uniform, with dark hair and a bushy mustache.

Kosciuszko's Life and Times

Use this timeline to put Kosciuszko's life in the context of a time marked by political upheavals.

Last updated: February 3, 2018

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Mailing Address:

c/o Independence National Historical Park
143 S. 3rd Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106


(215) 965-2305
Due to the site's limited hours, visitors are advised to phone the Independence Visitor Center at the above number. Rangers at the visitor center (open 7 days a week) can answer questions and provide information about the Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

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