Gen's Lafayette and Pulaski

Gen's Lafayette and Pulaski (HM1EHV)

Location: West Chester, PA 19382 Chester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 54.367', W 75° 35.667'

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At Birmingham, Sept. 11, 1777

Should days of brisk be forgot,
Although these days have fled.
Can we neglect the sacred spot,
Where Patriot Heroes bled?

An not those days of "old lang syne,"
We never can forget.
When with our sires to Brandywine,
Come gallant Lafayette.

By Brandywine's enchanting stream,
Our swains in peace abode,
Until the Tyrants' minions came,
To stain its banks with blood, &c.

To meet the Foe-men on the plain
Each Patriot, onward press'd.
And there with Washington, and Wayne
Appeared our honored Guest, &c.

And there he bore him in the van,
Where Washington still led
And to sustain the Rights of Man
The youthful Warrior bled &c.

Then long as our romantic stream,
Shall roll its silver wave,
Its vales shall echo with the name
Of Lafayette, the brave. &c.
Great God, Proniter and Father of Liberty
John G. Taylor, Erected 18ft. 1900
Admiral Count DeGrasse
B. 1722 - D. 1788, France
Year Placed1900
Placed ByJohn G. Taylor
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 3:23am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 449188 N 4417506
Decimal Degrees39.90611667, -75.59445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 54.367', W 75° 35.667'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 54' 22.02" N, 75° 35' 40.02" W
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Area Code(s)610, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1245 S Birmingham Rd, West Chester PA 19382, US
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