150th Anniversary of the Bar Column in Rapperswil

2 December 2018

150th Anniversary of the Bar Column in Rapperswil

On August 16th 1868, on the 100th anniversary of forming the Bar Confederation by Polish magnates in Rapperswil by Lake Zurich, an impressive monument in the form of a column was unveiled, called the Bar Column, the Polish Column of Liberty or, in short, the Polish Column. It was founded by count Władysław Plater, Polish émigré, founder of the Polish National Museum opened two years later on the castle in Rapperswil.

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