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Lafayette in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette

1757 - 1834

 
 
Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Waldon, August 30, 2013
1. Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette Monument
Inscription. Sculpture by Charles Correia. Cast by Shidoni Foundry. Erected by the Lafayette Centennial Commission on July 2, 1987 as a gift to the people of Lafayette, Louisiana following the celebration of the centennial of the city's name change in 1884 from Vermilionville to Lafayette.

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Hommage des habitants de Lafayette Louisiane, au Marquis de la Fayette, 6 Septembre 2007

A Tribute from the people of Lafayette Louisiana to the Marquis de la Fayette September 6, 2007.
 
Erected 1987 by Lafayette Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 30° 13.224′ N, 92° 1.434′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is at the intersection of St Landry Street and West University Avenue (Business U.S. 90), on the right when traveling west on St Landry Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 705 W University Ave, Lafayette LA 70506, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Alfred Mouton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lafayette Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John Cathedral Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist
Tribute to the Marquis de LaFayette image. Click for full size.
By Mike Waldon, August 30, 2013
2. Tribute to the Marquis de LaFayette
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Cathedral-Carmel School (approx. ¼ mile away); Gordon Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pillars of Progress (approx. half a mile away); La Place des Créoles (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
General the Marquis de La Fayette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
3. General the Marquis de La Fayette
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 Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana.   3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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