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Murfreesboro in Hertford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lafayette

 
 
Lafayette Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
1. Lafayette Marker
Inscription.  On his American tour Lafayette spent night of Feb. 26, 1825, at Indian Queen Inn which stood two blocks north.
 
Erected 1971 by State Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number A-65.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePatriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is February 26, 1650.
 
Location. 36° 26.554′ N, 77° 5.671′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, North Carolina, in Hertford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Business U.S. 158) and North Third Street, on the right when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro NC 27855, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John H. Wheeler (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stanley Winborne (about 400 feet away); Chowan University (approx. 0.3 miles away); J. William Copeland
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Murfreesboro Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Murfreesboro (approx. 0.3 miles away); Murfree House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. Walter Reed (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
E Main St & N 3rd St image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
2. E Main St & N 3rd St
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 June 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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