The Lafayette Mall

The Lafayette Mall (HM1E1F)

Location: Boston, MA 02108 Suffolk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 21.343', W 71° 3.772'

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This mall is named in honor of Marquis de Lafayettedistinguished French soldierMajor-General in the War of American Independenceand illustrious patriot of the French Revolutionwho nobly served the cause of liberty on two continentsinvited by act of Congress to revisit the United Statesas a guest of the nation in 1824He was welcomed with signal honor as he passed along this mall.

Erected by the city of Boston 1924 He laid the corner-stone of Bunker Hill MonumentJune 17, 1825

"Heaven saw fit to ordain that the electricspark of liberty should be conducted throughyou from the New World to the Old"
HM NumberHM1E1F
Year Placed1924
Placed ByCity of Boston
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 3:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 330109 N 4691333
Decimal Degrees42.35571667, -71.06286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.343', W 71° 3.772'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 20.58" N, 71° 3' 46.32" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 508, 857
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 136-139 Tremont St, Boston MA 02108, US
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