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LaFayette Park

 
 
LaFayette Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 6, 2013
1. LaFayette Park Marker
Inscription. Named in honor of the Marquis de LaFayette who commanded troops at Albany in 1778. Returned here in 1784 on his way to Fort Schuyler was entertained by the State of New York and the City of Albany during his visits in 1824-1825.
 
Erected 1936 by New York State.
 
Location. 42° 39.17′ N, 73° 45.371′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Washington Avenue just south of Hawk Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Modern Electricity (within shouting distance of this marker); NSDAR Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Academy Park (about 300 feet away); General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument (about 400 feet away); Joseph Henry (about 400 feet away); Lincoln in Albany (about 400 feet away); Schuyler Mansion (about 400 feet away); Site of Main Entrance to Old Capitol (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
LaFayette Park Marker on left side of image, facing south on Washington. image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 6, 2013
2. LaFayette Park Marker on left side of image, facing south on Washington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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