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Clinton in Jones County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

LaFayette

 
 
La Fayette Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 7, 2009
1. La Fayette Marker
Inscription.  
On March 25, 1825
LaFayette
Paused Here and
Made an Address

 
Erected by Oliver Morton Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Jones County.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1936.
 
Location. 32° 59.917′ N, 83° 33.45′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Georgia, in Jones County. Marker is at the intersection of Pulaski Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling east on Pulaski Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gray GA 31032, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Macarthy-Pope House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Clinton (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Griswold (about 700 feet away); Sherman’s Right Wing (about 700 feet away); The Stoneman Raid
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(about 700 feet away); Clinton Female Seminary (about 700 feet away); Gen. Iverson’s Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clinton Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
La Fayette Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 7, 2009
2. La Fayette Marker
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
3. General the Marquis de Lafayette
This portrait of Lafayette by an unknown American Artist hangs in the Museum of the Historical Society of Maryland in Baltimore.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 858 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 6, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 26, 2023