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Gideon Gilpin House - Lafayette
Photographer: Bill Coughlin
Taken: November 6, 2008
Caption: Gideon Gilpin House - Lafayette's Headquarters
Additional Description: The Marquis de LaFayette is believed to have made this house his headquarters prior to the Battle of Brandywine, his first action in the Revolutionary War. During his 1824-25 visit to the United States, Lafayette visited Gideon Gilpin in this house to thank him for his hospitality back in 1777.
Submitted: November 23, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
Database Locator Identification Number: p44518
File Size: 0.927 Megabytes


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