KANSAS, KS (34)

The state joined the union on January 29, 1861 – State N0 34/50

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

Capital: Topeka, KS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topeka,_Kansas

 

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 KANSAS

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

 Lafayette Township, KS –  Chautauqua County

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lafayette_Township,_Chautauqua_County,_Kansas

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

Parks, places, sites …

Topeka, KS – State Capital

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Topeka,_Kansas

Lafayette Street Topeca, KS

Lafayette St.

Abilene, KS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abilene,_Kansas

– Lafayette Ave.

Andover, KS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andover,_Kansas

– Lafayette St.

Chanute, KS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chanute,_Kansas

– Lafayette Ave.

Clay Center, KS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay_Center,_Kansas

– Lafayette St.

Kansas City, KS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kansas_City,_Kansas

– Lafayette Ave.

Nortonville, KS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nortonville,_Kansas

– Lafayette St.

Saint Paul, KS

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Paul,_Kansas

– 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…

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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.