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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General LaFayette

 
 
General LaFayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 3, 2007
1. General LaFayette Marker
Inscription.
Friend of America and Liberty
Arrived at the bridge nearby
on his way to Frederick
December 29, 1824
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Created by a delegation of citizens
including the gallant Lawrence Everhart
who had come to escort him into the city
Lafayette made here an address
expressing thanks for the hearty welcome
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Erected by
Sergeant Lawrence Everhart Chapter
Sons of the American Revolution
September 17, 1926

 
Erected 1926 by Sons of the American Revolution, Sergeant Lawrence Everhart Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 24.29′ N, 77° 23.002′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Bowmanís Farm Road and Patrick Street, on the right when traveling east on Bowmanís Farm Road. Touch for map. Just west of the overpass of I-70 / U.S. 40. In a pull off area between the interstate, Bowman Road, and Patrick Street. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
The Boulder With Marker Afixed image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 9, 2007
2. The Boulder With Marker Afixed
flies. Jug Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Jug Bridge Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lower Depot Neighborhood / The Frederick Brick Works (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gen. Bradley T. Johnson (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Everedy Company (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Freight Depot (approx. 1.4 miles away); Frederick Town Barracks (approx. 1.4 miles away); “The Great Baby Waker” (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Also see . . .  American Friends of LaFayette. (Submitted on September 5, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Jug Bridge Memorial and Lafayette Visit Memorial Stone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 3, 2007
3. Jug Bridge Memorial and Lafayette Visit Memorial Stone
The stone originally stood next to the Jug Bridge. After the bridge collapsed in 1942, both the Jug Bridge Memorial and Lafayette stone were relocated. The story is detailed on nearby markers.
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
4. 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 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,558 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 5, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on September 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on September 5, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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