Kosciuszko Honoured

Canberra Times

14 October 1967

A celebration to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of the Polish statesman, General Tadcusz Kosciuszko has been arranged by the Cooma and District Chamber of Commerce as part of the Cooma Festival of the Snows, this weekend.

Australia's Mt Kosciusko - a 7,313 foot peak in NSW - is named after him.

The celebration will include a programme of Polish music, choirs, dancing, a ski contest, a children's festival and a naturalisation ceremony.