Historic Markers Across Alabama

Le Marquis de Lafayette Visited Mobile

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Location: at the intersection of Government St and Jackson St, Mobile, AL
County: Mobile
Coordinates: N 30° 41.343    W 088° 02.645
  30.68905    -88.04408333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMKKFX


On this site stood the home of Mayor Samuel H. Garrow, where the Marquis de Lafayette was entertained on his visit to Mobile April 7, 1825. Lafayette, French officer, statesman and hero of the American Revolution, visited the United States as "Guest of the Nation" in 1824-1825. Mobile gave an enthusiastic welcome to the distinguished general.

Historic Mobile Preservation Society

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