Gilbert Motier DeLafayette

Gilbert Motier DeLafayette (HM1C9X)

Location: Ransomville, PA 19027 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 4.873', W 75° 5.917'

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Benefactor of Two Hemispheres

— Born a Noble of France —

He served as citizen soldier of American liberty, the cherished friend of Washington - by whose side he fought and bled, in defence of a great principle that the only legitimate government is that which derives its authority from the governed.

A patriot, fearless and firm in days of terror. A man of unchanging integrity under changing dynasties. The constant supporter of constitutional freedom.

Like Washington - he died in voluntary retirement, leaving a name that belongs to history, the lesson of his life to future generations, his most revered memory to every American.

Originally dedicated in 1869
HM NumberHM1C9X
Series This marker is part of the More Than Words series
Year Placed1973
Placed ByOdd Fellows Cemetery Company of Philadelphia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 3:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 491592 N 4436776
Decimal Degrees40.08121667, -75.09861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.873', W 75° 5.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 52.38" N, 75° 5' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)215
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-567 Shelmire St, Ransomville PA 19027, US
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