Fort Benning in Chattahoochee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Lafayette Monument
built in 1811
east and west through
there passed in 1825
Soldier of France and
volunteer in the cause
of American Liberty
“At the first news my heart was enrolled”
Lower Creek Nation
At the mouth of
was fought in 1836
and Georgia Militia
Tablet erected in 1926 by the Georgia Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected 1926 by Georgia Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
Location. 32° 21.822′ N, 84° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Benning GA 31905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Benning / Fort Benning Military Reservation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); China Gate (about 500 feet away); "The Buffaloes" (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Riverside" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dwight David Eisenhower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Post Headquarters -- JAG (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gowdy Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Benning - Station Hospital / National Infantry Museum (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Benning.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 25, 2017, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.