WASHINGTON, WA (42)

The state joined the union on November 11, 1889 – State N0 42/50

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_(state)

Capital: Olympia, WA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympia,_Washington

 

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 WASHINGTON

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

 (No Places named for Lafayette found)

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

Parks, places, sites …

Olympia, WA – State Capital

(No street named for Lafayette found)

Aberdeen, WA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aberdeen,_Washington

– Lafayette St.

Bellingham, WA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellingham,_Washington

– Lafayette St.

Lacey, WA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lacey,_Washington

– Lafayette Ln.

Sedro Woolley, WA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedro-Woolley,_Washington

– Lafayette Rd.

Steilacoom, WA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steilacoom,_Washington

– Lafayette St.

Tacoma, WA

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tacoma,_Washington

– 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)

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.