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General Marquis de Lafayette: A Revolutionary Hero

June 16 @ 2:00 am

“General Marquis de Lafayette: A Revolutionary Hero by “Friend of Lafayette”, Peter Reilly

After his service during the American Revolution, General Marquis de Lafayette arrived back in America 50 years later on August 15, 1824.  He toured the country, which was then comprised of 24 states, for a little over a year embarking on his return journey to France on September 7, 1825. As he travelled throughout the United States, communities welcomed the General with processions, artillery salutes, speeches, dinners and balls.  Lancaster, Massachusetts was one of the communities he visited.

And in the spirit of Father’s Day . . .

While in America during the Revolution, the young Lafayette and General.
George Washington developed something of a “father-son” relationship.
Lafayette, who was 19 at the time, had lost his father at the age of 2.
Washington, who was 45, had no natural children of his own.

Come and find out more about this remarkable man!
Date and Time:  Sunday, June 16, 2024 at 2:00 pm
Place: First Church of Christ, Fellowship Hall
725 Main Street, Lancaster, MA 01523

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Free and Open to the Public

For more information, call (978) 733-6907

Details

Date:
June 16
Time:
2:00 am

Venue

First Church, Meeting Hall, Fellowship Hall
725 Main Street
Lancaster, MA 01523 United States
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