Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
On March 4-5, 1825, was guest of Fayetteville (named for him 1783), staying at home of Duncan McRae, on site of present courthouse.
Erected 1939 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number I-12.)
Location. 35° 3.093′ N, 78° 52.741′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, North Carolina, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Gillespie Street and Franklin Street, on the right when traveling south on Gillespie Street. Click for map. Marker is in front of the former county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville NC 28305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charter of the University of N. C. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town House (about 400 feet away); The Market House (about 500 feet away); Old Town Hall (about 500 feet away); Plank Roads (about 600 feet away); Flora MacDonald (about 700 feet away); Liberty Point (about 700 feet away); James Dobbin McNeill (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fayetteville.
Also see . . .
1. History of Cumberland County. (Submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Marquis de Lafayette (Submitted on November 11, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. March 1825 - Lafayette Visits Fayetteville. This Month in NC History, from the University of North Carolina website. (Submitted on September 3, 2010, by Paul Jordan of Burlington, N. C., U. S. A..)
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