FLORIDA, FL (27)

The state joined the union on March 3, 1845 – State N0 27/50

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florida

Capital: Tallahassee, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallahassee,_Florida

He was voted, by the U.S. Congress, for Lafayette the sum of $200,000 and a township of land in Tallahassee, Florida, to be known as the Lafayette Land Grant.

Topics I et II usa-states-map - GC 01-01-2016
* TOPIC I: 23 Lafayette outdoor sculptures, statues, busts… in 16 States □ TOPIC II: Around 100 Towns, Counties, Places named for Lafayette in 38 States Synthesis realized by Gérard Charpentier 01-01-2016

TOPIC I (T1) – OUTDOOR SCULPTURES IN FLORIDA

Statues, Busts, Monuments, Memorials… Historic Parks and Places…

(No outdoor sculptures found)

TOPIC II (T2) -MANY PLACES…

Town, city, village, county, township …may refer or are named for

General Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette or La Grange, « Home » of Lafayette

Tallahassee, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallahassee,_Florida

*Lafayette Land Grant of 1825 (Township)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette_Land_Grant

In appreciation for his service and support, during the American Revolutionary War, Marquis de La Fayette was given a Land grant in Florida. A land of 6 miles square (9.7 km) and 23, 000 acres (9 400 hectares). Today the land includes:

Map Tally Lafayette Land Grant GC-June-2019

Lafayette Park

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallahassee,_Florida

Lafayette township grant - Western corner- today lafayette park

Lafayette Township Grant  western corner  - Lafayette Park today

The Lafayette Park, a part of the Lafayette land Grant is located on the western side of the township.

South west corner Lafayette grant plaque

Plaque of  The Southwest corner of the Lafayette grant.

It is the only one (1) of four (4) of the boundary markers still in place.

Meridian marker stone 2

*The marker of the Lafayette Grant southwest corner is today affixed to one side of the old “Prime Meridian” marker monument now located in the parking lot of the Florida Surveying and Mapping Society.

Lake Lafayette, FL / UpperLake Lafayette & Lafayette Heritage Trail Park, Tallahassee, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Lafayette

https://www.talgov.com/parks/parks-trail-lafayette.aspx

Tallahassee neighborhoods today include 2 developments named for Lafayette in the space of the Lafayette grand: « Lafayette Meadow », and Lafayette Oaks.

*Lafayette County, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette_County,_Florida

Map_of_Florida_highlighting_Lafayette_County. wikip

Lafayette County Courthouse - Mayo, FL

Lafayette County Courthouse – Mayo, FL

*Lafayette Blue Spring State  Park, FL

https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/lafayette-blue-springs-state-park

This park is located in Lafayette County on the Suwannee River near Mayo, FL

*Titusville, FL

« La Grange Church and Cemetery »

https://www.nbbd.com/godo/history/lagrange/index.html

*Miami, FL

Lafayette Square Apartments Rentals – I&II

TOPIC III (T3) – STREETS, ROADS, SQUARES…

Parks, places, sites …

*Tallahassee, FL – State Capital

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tallahassee,_Florida

Lafayette St, Tallahassee, FL

E. Lafayette St.

W. Lafayette St.

Lafayette Place, Tallahassee, FL - Commercial centerLafayette Place –  Commercial center

*Baldwin, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldwin,_Florida

Lafayette St.

*Bradenton, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradenton,_Florida

Lafayette Rd.

*DeLand FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DeLand,_Florida

Lafayette Place

Fort Myers, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Myers,_Florida

Lafayette St.
Lafayette Ave.

*Lutz, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lutz,_Florida

– Lafayette Place

*Marianna, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianna,_Florida

Lafayette St.

*Mayo, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mayo,_Florida
Lafayette Ave.
Lafayette County Road Department.

(A privately held company)

*Port Orange, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Orange,_Florida
Lafayette St.
Lafayette Ave.

*Pinellas Park, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinellas_Park,_Florida

Lafayette St.

*Sebring, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinellas_Park,_Florida

Lafayette Ave.

*Stuart, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stuart,_Florida

Lafayette St.

*Tampa, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tampa,_Florida

Lafayette St. Bridge

*Titusville, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titusville,_Florida

Lafayette Ave.

*Vero Beach, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vero_Beach,_Florida

Lafayette Place

*Winter Park, FL

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winter_Park,_Florida
Lafayette Ave.
Lafayette St

TOPIC IV (T4) INDOOR OBJECTS, MUSEUMS …

Pictures, busts, Exhibitions …

(No information found)

TOPIC V (T5) – LAFAYETTE AND FRANCE

THROUGHOUT THE COURSE OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION (1765-1783)

They played a key role in the American Revolution (1765-1783)
and during the American Revolutionary War (1775–1783)

Between 1778 and 1783,
44 177 French soldiers and sailors fought aside the “American Insurgents”,
5 040 gave their lives for their independence.

Between 1776 and 1783, France spent 1.3 billion French pounds. A huge debt for the time that drained the Treasure of the Kingdom.

Road markers, places, objects…

13_colonies Am revol

The 13 English colonies

(No involvement. The State did not exist in 1765-1783)

Go to the 13 states involved: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, Massachusetts (South and North), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia.

TOPIC VI (T6) – LAFAYETTE VISIT (August 4 to December 22, 1784)

Road markers, places, objects…

united_states_1783_1803

The United States 1783-1803

(No visit. The State did not exist in 1784)

In 1784, Lafayette visited all the 13 States of America except Georgia, where he enjoyed an enthusiastic welcome.

Go to the States visited: Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts (South and North today Maine), New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia).

TOPIC VII (T7) – LAFAYETTE’S FAREWELL TOUR (1824-1825)

Road markers, places, objects…

usa-map-1825

The United States in 1825

(No visit. The State did not exist in 1824-1825)

Go to the 24 States visited : Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine (ex-Massachusetts / North part), Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia. Plus Washington D.C.

 

 

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