Lafayette (HM2ON)

Location: Pawleys Island, SC 29585 Georgetown County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 21.87', W 79° 14.1'

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A lover of liberty, Lafayette left Bordeaux, France, March 26, 1777, "to conquer or perish" in the American cause, and arrived at Benjamin Huger's summer home near here, June 14, 1777, where he spent his first night in America. He rendered eminent service in our struggle for independence.
HM NumberHM2ON
Historical Period18th Century, Colonial, Revolutionary
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number22-8 (A-4)
Year Placed1940
Placed ByGeorgetown County
Marker Condition
9 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 3:11pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] BOB CIMINEL, 7/10/16  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 664207 N 3693087
Decimal Degrees33.36450000, -79.23500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 21.87', W 79° 14.1'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 21' 52.2000" N, 79° 14' 6.0000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)843
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-17, Pawleys Island SC 29585, US
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The marker is in good condition and is located at a highway pull-off area.

Jul 5, 2016 at 9:28am PDT by sop2510

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