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General Marquis de Lafayette 1757 - 1834

 
 
General Marquis de Lafayette 1757 - 1834 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
1. General Marquis de Lafayette 1757 - 1834 Marker
Inscription.  Member Society of the Cincinnati of France. Presented jointly by the State Society of the Cincinnati and the City of York, Pennsylvania, this day January 27th 2007.
"Serving America is to my heart an inexpressible happiness"
General Marquis de Lafayette
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 57.684′ N, 76° 43.884′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Market Street and Pershing Ave., on the left when traveling east on W. Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: York PA 17403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Horatio Gates (here, next to this marker); Golden Plough Tavern (a few steps from this marker); York (within shouting distance of this marker); York County (within shouting distance of this marker); In the Old Court House here at York (within shouting distance of this marker); The Four Chaplains
Statue of Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 5, 2008
2. Statue of Lafayette
(within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Michael Doudel's Company (within shouting distance of this marker); York County's 250th Anniversary (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .  Society of the Cincinnati. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,110 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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