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Tribute to General Marquis de Lafeyette
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
N 39° 44.314 W 104° 59.352
13S E 500925 N 4398741
Quick Description: Tribute to General Marquis de Lafayette in Denver's Civic Center Park
Location: Colorado, United States
Date Posted: 1/20/2008 9:56:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM30DD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 54

Long Description:

Found neatly tucked into the Greek Theater at Denver's Civic Center park, there is a plaque dedicated to General Lafayette. The plaque reads as follows:

Tribute to General Marquis de Lafeyette
1757-1834
La Feyette occupies a unique place in our history by his contribution to American Independence and his help in laying the foundation of our traditional ties of friendship with France.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
February 6, 1957

Offet a la Ville de Denver
Par L'Alliance Francaise
Et les Francaise du Colorado
A'Loccasion du bicentenniare de La Fayette

This plaque was placed by the Denver L'Alliance Francaise group to commerate the bicentennial birth of General de La Fayette who provided great assistance to the Americans during the War of Independence.

Group or Groups Responsible for Placement:
Denver L'Alliance Francaise


County or City: Denver

Date Dedicated: February 6, 1957

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