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Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lafayette's Tour

 
 
Lafayette's Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 15, 2020
1. Lafayette's Tour Marker
Inscription.  On July 29, 1825, General Lafayette visited Havre de Grace after he descended the Susquehanna River aboard the Steamboat Norfolk.
 
Erected 2020 by William C. Pomroy Foundation. (Marker Number 10.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 39° 33.107′ N, 76° 5.498′ W. Marker is in Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Ave and St. John Street, on the left when traveling east on Union Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major General Marquis De LaFayette (here, next to this marker); Susquehanna Lower Ferry (a few steps from this marker); American Legion Post No. 47 (within shouting distance of this marker); Matilda O'Neill Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Susquehanna River Crossing (within shouting
Lafayette's Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 15, 2020
2. Lafayette's Tour Marker
distance of this marker); a different marker also named Susquehanna Lower Ferry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Under Attack (about 300 feet away); Flag Pole Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
Lafayette Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 15, 2020
3. Lafayette Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2020, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2020, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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