Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Marquis de Lafayette
Erected 1927 by Georgetown Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 33° 21.929′ N, 79° 16.94′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Screven Street, on the right when traveling west on Front Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rice Museum (a few steps from this marker); Town Clock / Kaminski Building (a few steps from this marker); Sinking Of The USS Harvest Moon (a few steps from this marker); South Carolina’s Third Oldest City (within shouting distance of this marker); 718 Front Street (about 300 724 Front Street (about 300 feet away); 726 Front Street (about 400 feet away); Screven Cemetery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
More about this marker. Marker is at the foot of Screven Street, at the base of the Town Clock.
Also see . . . Marquis de Lafayette, 1757–1834. “He set sail from Pasage, 26 April, 1777, taking with him De Kalb and eleven other officers, and landed, 14 June, at Georgetown, S. C., whence he proceeded to Charleston. After a journey of more than a month on horseback he arrived in Philadelphia, where congress was in session.” (Submitted on May 15, 2008.)
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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