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Jeffersonville in Clark County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

General LaFayette

 

— Visit to Jeffersonville —

 
General LaFayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
1. General LaFayette Marker
Inscription.  (General LaFayette) was the official guest of the State of Indiana at Jeffersonville on May 12, 1825 at the house of Former Governor Posey on the West corner of Front and Fort Streets. He was welcomed by the Governor of the the State, by a Committee of the General Assembly, by Citizens of Jeffersonville, and by Veterans of The War of The Revolution.

As commemorative of that visit and in enduring gratitude for the services in that war, as an American General in the Field, and in enlisting the support of France at critical periods, this tablet has been erected by

The Society of Indiana Pioneers
The Daughters of the American Revolution
The Sons of the American Revolution
The Colonial Dames of America in Indiana

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 38° 16.477′ N, 85° 44.542′ W. Marker is in Jeffersonville, Indiana, in Clark County. Marker is on Spring
General LaFayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, November 25, 2016
2. General LaFayette Marker
New marker
Street just north of East Court Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located on the South/West lawn of "Warder Park" (just behind the 'bus stop') on Spring Street in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jeffersonville IN 47130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warder Park (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clark County All Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hannah Toliver (approx. 0.4 miles away); Duty Honor Country (approx. half a mile away); Lincoln’s Ties To Kentucky (approx. 0.9 miles away in Kentucky); Lincoln Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jeffersonville.
 
Warder Park image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
3. Warder Park
(Click on photo) The obverse side of the marker can be 'nearly' seen to the extreme left edge of this photo (behind the 'bus-stop').
Since we are here in "Warder Park", we might as well look at a few items!! :-)
Statue of Thomas Jefferson image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
4. Statue of Thomas Jefferson
Jeffersonville Carnegie Library image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
5. Jeffersonville Carnegie Library
Historic - Relief # 1 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
6. Historic - Relief # 1
Historic - Relief # 2 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
7. Historic - Relief # 2
Historic - Relief # 3 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
8. Historic - Relief # 3
Parting View of "Warder Park" ! ! ! Come back soon.! ! image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 28, 2011
9. Parting View of "Warder Park" ! ! ! Come back soon.! !
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
10. 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 January 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 742 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 31, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   2. submitted on January 1, 2017, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 31, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.   10. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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