General LaFayette

General LaFayette (HMVFS)

Location: Jeff, IN 47130 Clark County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 16.477', W 85° 44.542'

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— Visit to Jeffersonville —

(General LaFayette) was the official guest of the State of Indiana at Jeffersonville on May 12, 1825 at the house of Former Governor Posey on the West corner of Front and Fort Streets. He was welcomed by the Governor of the the State, by a Committee of the General Assembly, by Citizens of Jeffersonville, and by Veterans of The War of The Revolution.

As commemorative of that visit and in enduring gratitude for the services in that war, as an American General in the Field, and in enlisting the support of France at critical periods, this tablet has been erected by

The Society of Indiana Pioneers
The Daughters of the American Revolution
The Sons of the American Revolution
The Colonial Dames of America in Indiana
Series This marker is part of the Sons of the American Revolution series
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 4:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 610005 N 4237032
Decimal Degrees38.27461667, -85.74236667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 16.477', W 85° 44.542'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 16' 28.62" N, 85° 44' 32.52" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-599 E Court Ave, Jeff IN 47130, US
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