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Lafayette Visit

 
 
Lafayette Visit Marker image. Click for full size.
June 24, 2008
1. Lafayette Visit Marker
Inscription. On this site June 3, 1825, the great French & American patriot, Marquis de La Fayette (1757-1834), a Major General and aide to General George Washington during the American Revolution, was entertained in the French Street home of Erie Pioneer Judah Colt, land agent for Pennsylvania Population Co., during Lafayette’s triumphal return visit to U.S.
 
Erected by Erie County Historical Society and the Historic Square Properties & North Coast Corporation.
 
Location. 42° 7.906′ N, 80° 5.112′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of French Street and E 4th Street, on the right when traveling south on French Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 French Street, Erie PA 16507, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cashier's House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harry T. Burleigh (about 800 feet away); Gideon Ball House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Erie County (approx. ¼ mile away); Paul Allman Siple (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Michigan Anchor
Lafayette Visit Marker image. Click for full size.
June 24, 2008
2. Lafayette Visit Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Erie 9-11 Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flagship Niagara (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Also see . . .
1. Judah Colt Daybook. (Submitted on October 5, 2008.)
2. Lafayette's Tour. (Submitted on October 5, 2008.)
3. Marquis de Lafayette at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2008. This page has been viewed 890 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2008. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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