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West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Marquis De LaFayette

stood at this spot during an 1826 visit to West Chester

 
 
Marquis De LaFayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, August 13, 2014
1. Marquis De LaFayette Marker
Inscription.  
From this spot July 26, 1826
Marquis De Lafayette
Viewed the troops escorting him
from a visit to the
Brandywine Battle-Field

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 57.885′ N, 75° 36.369′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lafayette Street and Clover Alley, on the left when traveling west on East Lafayette Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Lafayette (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial (about 400 feet away); Marshall Square Park (about 400 feet away); Simon Barnard Row (about 700 feet away); David Townsend House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph T. Rothrock (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woman's Rights Convention of 1852
Marquis De LaFayette Marker - on the ground roadside image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, August 13, 2014
2. Marquis De LaFayette Marker - on the ground roadside
(approx. 0.2 miles away); G. Raymond Rettew (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
 
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Marquis De LaFayette Marker at Clover Alley & Lafayette Street image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, August 13, 2014
3. Marquis De LaFayette Marker at Clover Alley & Lafayette Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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