Lafayette Monument

Lafayette Monument (HMWX)

Location: Baltimore, MD 21201
Country: United States of America

N 39° 17.835', W 76° 36.938'

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La Fayette, immortal because a self-forgetful servant of justice and humanity. Beloved by all Americans because he acknowledged no duty more sacred than to fight for the freedom of his fellow men.—Woodrow Wilson

En 1777 La Fayette traversant les mers avec des volontiers franais est venu apporter une aide fraternelle au peuple americain qui combattait pour sa liberte nationale. En 1917 La France combattait a son tour pour defendre savie et la liberte du monde. L'Amerique qui n'avait jamais oublie La Fayette, a traverse les mers pour aider La France et le monde a e'te' sauce'—R. Poincare'

(translation) In 1777 La Fayette crossed the seas with French volunteers to bring fraternal assistance to the American people who were fighting for their national freedom. In 1917 France at war had its turn to defend its life and the freedom of the world. America, which never had forgotten La Fayette, crossed the seas to help France and the world was once again safe. —R. Poincare.
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HM NumberHMWX
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Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceMonument
Marker TypeMemorial
Marker ClassNeither
Marker StyleFree Standing
Year Placed1924
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 8:53am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 360683 N 4351007
Decimal Degrees39.29725000, -76.61563333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.835', W 76° 36.938'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 50.1000" N, 76° 36' 56.2800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 443, 301
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?Yes
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1775 Washington Pl, Baltimore MD 21201, US
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