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Marquis de Lafayette

 
 
Marquis de Lafayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 11, 2013
1. Marquis de Lafayette Marker
Inscription. On this site stood, until December 1899, the house in which Marquis de Lafayette was given a public reception and ball, April 4, 1825, while on his last tour through the United States.

This tablet is placed by the Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of Alabama in lasting memory of this illustrious patriot and soldier of the Revolution, the friend of Washington and the youthful champion of liberty.

April 4, 1825 - April 4, 1905

 
Erected by Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of Alabama.
 
Location. 32° 22.797′ N, 86° 18.712′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Commerce Street and Tallapoosa Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 181 Commerce Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Montgomery Slave Trade/Warehouses Used in the Slave Trade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Station & Riverfront Park (about 300 feet away); Montgomery Freemasonry (about 400 feet away); Encanchata
Marquis de Lafayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 11, 2013
2. Marquis de Lafayette Marker
(about 500 feet away); General Charles Graham Boyd (about 500 feet away); Confederate Military Prison / Civil War Military Prisons (about 500 feet away); The Domestic Slave Trade/Slave Transportation to Montgomery (about 600 feet away); Struggle For Colonial Empire (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
3. 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 Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   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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