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Lafayette in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette

1757 - 1834

 
 
Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Waldon, August 30, 2013
1. Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de La Fayette Monument
Inscription.  Sculpture by Charles Correia. Cast by Shidoni Foundry. Erected by the Lafayette Centennial Commission on July 2, 1987 as a gift to the people of Lafayette, Louisiana following the celebration of the centennial of the city's name change in 1884 from Vermilionville to Lafayette.

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Hommage des habitants de Lafayette Louisiane, au Marquis de la Fayette, 6 Septembre 2007

A Tribute from the people of Lafayette Louisiana to the Marquis de la Fayette September 6, 2007.
 
Erected 1987 by Lafayette Centennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1944.
 
Location. 30° 13.224′ N, 92° 1.434′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Louisiana, in Lafayette Parish. Marker is at the intersection of St Landry Street and West University Avenue (Business U.S. 90), on the right when traveling west on St Landry Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 705 W University Ave, Lafayette LA 70506, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
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distance of this marker. General Alfred Mouton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lafayette Museum / Le Musee de Lafayette (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John Cathedral Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary's Orphanage (approx. ¼ mile away); Cathedral-Carmel School (approx. ¼ mile away); Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gordon Square (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Tribute to the Marquis de LaFayette image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Waldon, August 30, 2013
2. Tribute to the Marquis de LaFayette
General the Marquis de La Fayette image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
3. General the Marquis de La Fayette
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 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 1,033 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Waldon of Lafayette, Louisiana.   3. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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