Lafayette

Lafayette (HM1LFV)

Location: Lafayette Hill, PA 19444 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 4.696', W 75° 14.986'

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On May 19-20, 1778, Lafayette, in his first independent command, occupied this position during reconnaissance with 2,000 troops, which were driven off by Howe's overwhelming British forces. On Howe's departure, Lafayette reoccupied Barren Hill until his recall to Valley Forge on May 23.
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HM NumberHM1LFV
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Year Placed1980
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission
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Date Added Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 478704 N 4436473
Decimal Degrees40.07826667, -75.24976667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.696', W 75° 14.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 41.76" N, 75° 14' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)610, 215, 484
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 725-763 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill PA 19444, US
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