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Jeffersonville in Clark County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

General LaFayette

 

—Visit to Jeffersonville —

 
General LaFayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
1. General LaFayette Marker
Inscription. (General LaFayette) was the official guest of the State of Indiana at Jeffersonville on May 12, 1825 at the house of Former Governor Posey on the West corner of Front and Fort Streets. He was welcomed by the Governor of the the State, by a Committee of the General Assembly, by Citizens of Jeffersonville, and by Veterans of The War of The Revolution.

As commemorative of that visit and in enduring gratitude for the services in that war, as an American General in the Field, and in enlisting the support of France at critical periods, this tablet has been erected by

The Society of Indiana Pioneers
The Daughters of the American Revolution
The Sons of the American Revolution
The Colonial Dames of America in Indiana

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 16.477′ N, 85° 44.542′ W. Marker is in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in Clark County. Marker is on Spring Street just north of East Court Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the South/West lawn of "Warder Park" (just behind the 'bus stop') on Spring Street in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Jeffersonville IN 47130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
General LaFayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, November 25, 2016
2. General LaFayette Marker
New marker
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warder Park (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clark County All Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hannah Toliver (approx. 0.4 miles away); Visitors at Louisville Wharf (approx. 1.3 miles away in Kentucky); Civil War Hospital (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / York (approx. 1.3 miles away in Kentucky). Click for a list of all markers in Jeffersonville.
 
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Warder Park image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
3. Warder Park
(Click on photo) The obverse side of the marker can be 'nearly' seen to the extreme left edge of this photo (behind the 'bus-stop').
Since we are here in "Warder Park", we might as well look at a few items!! :-)
Statue of Thomas Jefferson image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
4. Statue of Thomas Jefferson
Jeffersonville Carnegie Library image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
5. Jeffersonville Carnegie Library
Historic - Relief # 1 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
6. Historic - Relief # 1
Historic - Relief # 2 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
7. Historic - Relief # 2
Historic - Relief # 3 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
8. Historic - Relief # 3
Parting View of "Warder Park" ! ! ! Come back soon.! ! image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
9. Parting View of "Warder Park" ! ! ! Come back soon.! !
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
10. 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.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   2. submitted on , by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   10. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on January 5, 2017.
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