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Concord in Merrimack County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Lafayette Posts

 
 
Lafayette Posts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, October 12, 2019
1. Lafayette Posts Marker
Inscription.  
Lafayette Posts
Between these posts
originally in front
of the State House
General Lafayette
entered the capitol
grounds on his visit
to Concord
June 22, 1825

 
Location. 43° 11.712′ N, 71° 32.9′ W. Marker is in Concord, New Hampshire, in Merrimack County. Marker is at the intersection of Industrial Drive and S Fruit Street, on the left when traveling east on Industrial Drive. The marker is in front of the New Hampshire Division of Archives and Records Management building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 71 S Fruit Street, Concord NH 03301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Concord Memorial Field (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Baker Eddy (approx. half a mile away); Fletcher-Murphy Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); This Monument is in Memory of Samuel Bradley (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Honor of Those (approx. mile away); Chamberlin House (approx. mile away); Site of Home of President Franklin Pierce
Lafayette Posts Marker looking northerly toward the NH Archives and Records building. image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, October 12, 2019
2. Lafayette Posts Marker looking northerly toward the NH Archives and Records building.
(approx. 0.8 miles away); White Park (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
Also see . . .
1. Visit of the Marquis de Lafayette (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 12, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA.)
2. Lafayette Returns to America (New England Historical Society). (Submitted on October 12, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA.)
3. Introduction of General Lafayette to the town of Concord and to the legislature, 1825. (Submitted on October 12, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Looking northeasterly toward Lafayette Posts and NH Archives building. image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney, October 12, 2019
3. Looking northeasterly toward Lafayette Posts and NH Archives building.
The Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Douglas Finney
4. The Marquis de Lafayette
The Marquis de Lafayette, the first foreign dignitary to address a Joint Meeting of the Congress in 1824, was presented to the House by French artist Ary Sheffer that year in honor of the occasion. (U.S. House description of the painting, which hangs to the left of the Speaker's rostrum.) CREDIT U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 12, 2019, by Douglas Finney of Concord, New Hampshire, USA. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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