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Titles of Swiss newspapers writing about the unveiling ceremony of the Polish Freedom Column (choice)

1868

The Polish Museum in Rapperswil

The Polish Museum in Rapperswil

The local and non-local Swiss press wrote widely about the unveiling of the Bar Column. J.A. Konopka in his publication devoted to the “Beginnings of the Polish Museum in Rapperswil according to the Swiss press (1868-1897)” counted over 30 titles from 2002.
Extensive article Die Enthüllung des Polendenkmals appeared on the first page in the Rapperwil’s “Wochenblatt vom Seebezirk und Gaster” dated 19 August. Shortly after the unveiling of the monument, this event was also described in: “Der Bund” in subsequent releases from 18, 19, 20 and 21 August (Vom Polenfest in Rapperswyl), “St.Galler-Zeitung” dated 18 August (Die Enthüllung des Polendenkmals in Rapperschwyl) and “Neues Tagblatt aus der östlichen Schweiz” from the same day. On 17 August, a more extensive articles appeared in: “Allgemeine Zeitung vom Zürichsee”, “Der Landbote und Tagblatt der Stadt Winterthur” (Das Fest der Polendenkmalenthüllung in Rapperschwyl), “Obwaldner Zeitung”, “Luzerner Zeitung”, “Berner Zeitung” and “Schweizerische Bodensee-Zeitung” and “Der Allmann”. The monument in Rapperswil was also mentioned in: “Journal de Genève” dated 19 and 20 August, “Aarauer Nachrichten” dated 20 August (Die Enthüllung des Polendenkmals in Rapperschwyl), “Neue Zürcher Zeitung” dated 20 and 21 August (Das Polenfest in Rapperschwyl), “Le National suisse” in three consecutive releases form 20, 22, 25 August, “Glarner Zeitung”, “Bündner Tagblatt” (Das Polendenkmal) and “Tagblatt für Kanton Schaffhausen” of 21 August, “Le Confédéré” dated 21 and 26 August, “Der Demokrat aus Baselland”, “Bote der Urschweiz” and “Alpenrosen” (Zum Polendenkmal) of 22 August, “Anzeiger von Bischofszell” and “Journal de Fribourg” and “Neue Zuger-Zeitung” (Einweihung des Polendenkmals in Rapperswil) also fated 22 August, “Thurgauer Nachrichten” of 23 August, “Anzeiger für die innere Schweiz” of 25 August, “Le Chroniquer suisse” of 25 and 27 August (L’inauguration du monument polonais à Rapperswyl). Short reports were included in “Tagblatt der Stadt Zürich” of 18 and 19 August, “Der Landschäftler” and “Baslerbieter” of 20 August, in “Zuger Volks-Blat”, “Nidwaldner Volks-Blatt” and “Wochenblatt des Bezirkes Pfäffikon” of 22 August, as well as in “Gazette du Valais” and in “Le Confédéré du Valais” of 23 August.

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  • Title: Titles of Swiss newspapers writing about the unveiling ceremony of the Polish Freedom Column (choice)
  • Date Created: 1868

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