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Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Layfayette Land Grant

 
 
Layfayette Land Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, January 23, 2022
1. Layfayette Land Grant Marker
Inscription.  
July 4th, 1825
By Act of the U.S. Congress
A township, six square miles, was granted to the Marquis de Lafayette, here, in gratitude for his generous aid during the American Revolutionary War.
 
Erected by Florida Chapter Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1825.
 
Location. 30° 26.054′ N, 84° 15.331′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. It is in . Marker is at the intersection of Apalachee Parkway (U.S. 27) and Old St. Augustine Road, on the right when traveling east on Apalachee Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1583 Apalachee Parkway, Tallahassee, FL 32301, Tallahassee FL 32301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Fort Park (approx. Ύ mile away); a different marker also named Old Fort Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); His Dream Dies With Him (approx. 0.8 miles away); Land of the Apalachee (approx. 0.8 miles away); De Soto Winter Encampment Site 1539~1540
Layfayette Land Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, January 23, 2022
2. Layfayette Land Grant Marker
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Governor John W. Martin House (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Tallahassee Democrat (approx. 0.9 miles away); Myers Park Historic District (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
 
Also see . . .  Lafayette Land Grant. (Submitted on October 10, 2022, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2022, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 10, 2022, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.

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Jan. 28, 2023