Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Marquis de Lafayette
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This memorial was unveiled and dedicated by Marshal Joffre and M. Viviani of the French War Commission
May 10, 1917
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 40° 39.869′ N, 73° 58.595′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Prospect Park West and 9th Street, on the left when traveling south on Prospect Park West. Marker is located at the 9th Street entrance to Prospect Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Marker of Battle Pass (approx. half a mile away); Line of Defense (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Dongan Oak (approx. half a mile away); Maryland Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); James T Stranahan (approx. 0.6 miles away); Major General Gouverneur Kemble Warren (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
More about this marker. A life sized bas relief of the Marquis de Lafayette standing beside his horse appears on the top of the monument.
Also see . . . Marquis de Lafayette. The American Revolution webpage. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,037 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 7. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.