Beziers in Hérault Départment, Languedoc-Roussillon, France — Southeast Coast (Mediterranean Sea)
Symbole de l’amitié Franco-Américaine
—Symbol of Franco-American friendship —
13 Avil 1743 à Shadwell en Virginie — 4 Juillet 1826 à Monticello en Virginie
Symbole de l’amitié Franco-Américaine. Ambassadeur des Etats-Unis en France 1785-1789. 3eme Président des Etats-Unis 1801-1809. Auteur principal de la Rédaction de l’Indépendence Américaine, 4 Juillet 1776. Amoureux de la France. Il voyage, parcourt nos territoires et promeut aux Etats-Unis notre patrimoine – Architecture, terroirs, culture. Humaniste, il partage nos valeurs de liberté. Avec son ami Lafeyette. Il joue un rôle clé dans l’ebauche de la Constitution Française et de la Déclaration des Droits de l’Homme et du Citoyen en 1789.
1789–2009 • Un Pont Pour La Liberté
220eme Anniversaire de la Révolution Française
Les Ponts du Coeur • Fonderies Dechaumont à Muret
Born April 13, 1743 at Shadwell Virginia – Died July 4, 1826 at Monticello Virginia
Symbol of Franco-American friendship. United States Ambassador to France 1785-1789. 3rd President of the United States 1801-1809. Lead author of the drafting of the American Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. Admirer of France. Played a role in promoting our interests in the United States and our heritage—Architecture,
1789–2009 • A Bridge To Freedom
220th Anniversary of the French Revolution
Bridges of the Heart • Foundries Dechaumont Muret
Location. 43° 19.815′ N, 3° 11.891′ E. Marker is in Beziers, Languedoc-Roussillon, in Hérault Départment. Marker can be reached from Rampe du Coucher d'Eau. Touch for map. This marker is located at the upper end of the Fonseranes Staircase on the Fonserane Visitors Center building. Marker is in this post office area: Beziers, Languedoc-Roussillon 34500, France.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Écluses de Fonseranes (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ici Naquit Beziers (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); [Gare du Beziers] (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Hôtel de Ville (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Pepezuc (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); Les Halles (approx. 1.9 kilometers away); Pierre Paul Riquet (approx. 2 kilometers away); La Chapelle des Recollets (approx. 2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beziers.
Regarding Thomas Jefferson.
Also see . . . Journey through France and Italy (1787). "On February 28, 1787 the forty-four-year-old Thomas Jefferson left Paris for a three month, twelve-hundred-mile journey to southern France and northern Italy." (Submitted on October 9, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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