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Fayetteville in Cumberland County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lafayette

 
 
Lafayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
1. Lafayette Marker
Inscription.
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
Lafayette Marker at Former Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
2. Lafayette Marker at Former Courthouse
. (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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Lafayette Marker and Former Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
3. Lafayette Marker and Former Courthouse
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
4. General the Marquis de Lafayette
This portrait of Lafayette by an unknown American Artist hangs in the Museum of the Historical Society of Maryland in Baltimore.
Courthouse Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
5. Courthouse Cornerstone
Lafayette Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
6. Lafayette Statue
First Presbyterian Church, 102 Ann Street, in background.
Lafayette 1757 - 1834 Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 27, 2009
7. Lafayette 1757 - 1834 Statue Marker

Presented to
City of Fayetteville
by
The Lafayette Society, Inc.
Mrs. Clifford C. Duell President
April 9, 1983
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   6, 7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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