Lafayette (NC-51) - Christiana, DE
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 39.828 W 075° 39.372
18S E 443713 N 4390649
Quick Description: General Lafayette enroute to Virginia, to command expedition against Benedict Arnold, landed 1500 troops here, with cannon, stores, and ammunition, March 2, 1781.
Location: Delaware, United States
Date Posted: 11/14/2019 11:14:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM11MNZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark
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Long Description:
General Lafayette enroute to Virginia, to command expedition against Benedict Arnold, landed 1500 troops here, with cannon, stores, and ammunition, March 2, 1781. Council of Maryland issued warrant to impress carriages, teams and drivers for his use at Christiana Bridge and vessels, hands, etc., at Head of Elk.

Erected 1932 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number NC-51)

The marker is located at the entrance to Lewden Green Park on the left of the two markers. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 E Main Street, Christiana, DE 19702
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