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Marquis de Lafayette

 
 
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By James True, May 18, 2012
1. Marquis de Lafayette Marker
Inscription. On September 10th 1824 Marquis de Lafayette Major General in the American Army during the War of the Revolution visited Public School No. 3 which was selected as the best example of the public school system established by the Free School Society of the City of New York.

In memory of that event this tablet is erected by a former pupil of the school under the direction of the Board of Education AD 1911
 
Erected 1911 by Board of Education.
 
Location. 40° 43.953′ N, 74° 0.382′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Hudson Street and Grove Street, on the right when traveling north on Hudson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 490 Hudson Street, New York NY 10014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Luke's Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Bedford Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barrow Street (about 400 feet away); No. 48 Commerce Street (about 500 feet away); 38 Commerce Street (about 500 feet away); 36 Commerce Street

Marquis de Lafayette Marker image. Click for full size.
By James True, May 18, 2012
2. Marquis de Lafayette Marker
Public School No. 3 at 490 Hudson Street.
(about 500 feet away); Commerce Street (about 500 feet away); Edna St. Vincent Millay (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Categories. EducationNotable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2012, by James True of Newark, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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