IOWA, IA (29)

The state joined the union on December 28, 1846 – State N0 29/50

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

Capital: Des Moines, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Des_Moines,_Iowa

 

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 IOWA

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

Fayette, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette,_Iowa

–  a city

Fayette County, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette_County,_Iowa

Fayette Township – Decatur County

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette_Township,_Decatur_County,_Iowa

Fayette Township, IA – Linn County

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fayette_Township,_Linn_County,_Iowa

Lafayette Township, IA  – Allamakee County

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette_Township,_Allamakee_County,_Iowa

Lafayette Township, IA –  Bremer County

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette_Township,_Bremer_County,_Iowa

Lafayette Township, IA  keokuk County

A population of 1374

Lafayette Township, IA  – Story County

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette_Township,_Story_County,_Iowa

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

Parks, places, sites …

Des Moines, IA – State Capital
(No Lafayette Place named for Lafayette found)

Albion, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albion,_Iowa

– Lafayette Ave.

Center Point, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Center_Point,_Iowa

– Lafayette Rd.

Corydon, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corydon,_Iowa

– Lafayette St.

Council Bluffs, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Council_Bluffs,_Iowa

– Lafayette St.

Elk Run Heights, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elk_Run_Heights,_Iowa

– Lafayette Rd.

Evansdale, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evansdale,_Iowa

– Lafayette Rd.

Iowa City, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iowa_City,_Iowa – Lafayette St.  

Keota, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keota,_Iowa

– Lafayette Ave.

Marengo, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marengo,_Iowa

– Lafayette Ave.

Marshalltown, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshalltown,_Iowa

– Lafayette Ave.

Melbourne, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melbourne,_Iowa

– Lafayette Ave.

Raymond, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raymond,_Iowa

– Lafayette Rd.

Sioux City, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sioux_City,_Iowa

– Lafayette St.

Story City, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story_City,_Iowa

– Lafayette Ave.

Waterloo, IA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterloo,_Iowa

– Lafayette St.

TOPIC IV (T4) – INDOOR OBJECTS, MUSEUMS …

Pictures, busts, Exhibitions …

(No information found)

TOPIC V (T5) – LAFAYETTE AND FRANCE

THROUGHOUT THE COURSE OF THE 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 V (T5) – 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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