1778: Kosciuszko’s Garden

While stationed at West Point from 1778 to 1780, Polish military engineer Thaddeus Kosciuszko created a small retreat for himself in some rocks overlooking the Hudson River. Dr. James Thatcher’s journal for July 28, 1778 recalls: Here I bad the pleasure of being introduced to Colonel Thaddeus Kosciusko, a gentleman of distinction from Poland, Having… Continue reading 1778: Kosciuszko’s Garden