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Lafayette Hill in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lafayette

 
 
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By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
1. Lafayette Marker
Inscription. On May 19-20, 1778, Lafayette, in his first independent command, occupied this position during reconnaissance with 2,000 troops, which were driven off by Howe's overwhelming British forces. On Howe's departure, Lafayette reoccupied Barren Hill until his recall to Valley Forge on May 23.
 
Erected 1980 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 4.696′ N, 75° 14.986′ W. Marker is in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Ridge Pike. Click for map. The marker is across from Barren Hill Road (SR 3011 and is near Masons Village of Lafayette Hill. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette Hill PA 19444, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Peter's Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abolition Hall (approx. 2.3 miles away); Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse (approx. 2.3 miles away); Wissahickon Inn (approx. 2.5 miles away); Buckley Park (approx. 2.5 miles away); Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War II Memorial (approx. 2.5 miles away); Mower General Hospital (approx. 2.8 miles away); Chestnut Hill and Mount Airy World War Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
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Lafayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 28, 2015
2. Lafayette Marker
 Gilbert du Motier Marquis de Lafayette - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 2, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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