In conjunction with Mr. Leepson’s talk, a selection of historically significant maps relating to Lafayette’s service in the American Revolution will be on view, including:
(Link in each caption leads to full offering)
This map captures the topography of the Revolutionary War’s third year and very beginning of the alliance between the French and American forces.
Published in 1825, this second edition is the only issue created in celebration of General Lafayette’s transformational visit to the city.
Published in 1777, this map was used during the battle of Rhode Island (Battle of Quaker Hill), where Lafayette served with distinction at the request of General George Washington.
We hope you will join us for what will surely prove to be an enlightening talk regarding one of early America’s most important figures. Please feel free to contact us with any questions regarding the event.