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Northwood in Rockingham County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

LaFayette's Tour

 
 
LaFayette's Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 15, 2014
1. LaFayette's Tour Marker
Inscription.
Upon invitation of President Monroe, issued at the request of the Congress, Marquis de LaFayette, Revolutionary War hero, revisited the United States for a goodwill tour which included an extensive visit to New Hampshire towns. He passed this spot June 23, 1825, traveling between Concord and Dover.
 
Erected by New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources. (Marker Number 024.)
 
Location. 43° 12.936′ N, 71° 12.159′ W. Marker is in Northwood, New Hampshire, in Rockingham County. Marker is on U.S. 4. Touch for map. Marker is at the Northwood Town Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Northwood NH 03261, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Northwood NH WWII Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwood NH War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwood NH WWI Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Northwood Parade 1775 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First New Hampshire Turnpike (approx. 2.6 miles away); Major Andrew McClary (approx. 6.6 miles away); New Durham Meeting House (approx. 14.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
LaFayette's Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 15, 2014
2. LaFayette's Tour Marker
General the Marquis de Lafayette image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 5, 2015
3. 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 August 22, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on October 9, 2014, by Kevin Craft of Bedford, Quebec. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on November 7, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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