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Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lafayette Township Grant

 
 
Lafayette Township Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 6, 2014
1. Lafayette Township Grant Marker
Inscription. This marker is on the western boundary line of the land selected by Major General the Marquis de Lafayette and granted by the United States Congress to him in 1825 in appreciation of his services during the Revolutionary War. The grant contains 36 square miles.
 
Erected by the City of Tallahassee.
 
Location. 30° 27.201′ N, 84° 16.621′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Marker is at the intersection of North Gadsden Street and East 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Gadsden Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1030 North Gadsden Street, Tallahassee FL 32303, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Lafayette Township Grant (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woman's Club of Tallahassee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor William Dunnington Bloxham House 1844 / Governor Bloxham House (approx. half a mile away); Leon High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Leon County's American Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. 0.8 miles away); Presbyterian Church
Lafayette Township Grant Marker in Lafayette Park image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 6, 2014
2. Lafayette Township Grant Marker in Lafayette Park
(approx. 0.8 miles away); The Knott House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Trinity United Methodist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Lafayette Land Grant Wikipedia article. (Submitted on December 9, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Lafayette Park image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 6, 2014
3. Lafayette Park
Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Marquis de Lafayette
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on December 20, 2016.
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