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West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Marquis De LaFayette

 

—stood at this spot during an 1826 visit to West Chester —

 
Marquis De LaFayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, August 13, 2014
1. Marquis De LaFayette Marker
Inscription.
From this spot July 26, 1826
Marquis De Lafayette
Viewed the troops escorting him
from a visit to the
Brandywine Battle-Field

 
Location. 39° 57.885′ N, 75° 36.369′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lafayette Street and Clover Alley, on the left when traveling west on East Lafayette Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Lafayette (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial (about 400 feet away); Marshall Square Park (about 400 feet away); Simon Barnard Row (about 700 feet away); David Townsend House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph T. Rothrock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woman's Rights Convention of 1852 (approx. 0.2 miles away); G. Raymond Rettew (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Chester.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marquis De LaFayette Marker - on the ground roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, August 13, 2014
2. Marquis De LaFayette Marker - on the ground roadside
Marquis De LaFayette Marker at Clover Alley & Lafayette Street image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, August 13, 2014
3. Marquis De LaFayette Marker at Clover Alley & Lafayette Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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