Take a look at 2019's Annual Meeting!
The link above is to a very short but fun recording from Sarah Gillens. When we were touring the various squares around town, she came across this singer, Jamie Fraser. He sang a little ditty about our hero.
Before she hit record, Jamie said "Lafayette was a great man." On the recording we hear: "A courageous man and he made his mark, we appreciate what he did for America, a great man. A friend of America, his legacy is still around, and..."
Lafayette Birthday Celebration Ideas!
As presented by AFL Member Mackenzie Fowler
IS GIVING A BOOK TALK ON SEPTEMBER 22nd IN ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA
Meet the author who discovered a true story of heroism during the Revolutionary War. AFL member Libby McNamee wrote a historical novel about young Susanna’s ride to save Lafayette from the British. Her story has inspired young girls and boys everywhere.
What better place to learn about the heroism of a young girl in the Revolutionary War than the oldest house in Arlington? John and Elizabeth Ball, the builders of this house in the 1700s, had five daughters who could have been inspired by the hero of this true story.
Bring your family and a blanket or lawn chair. There will be sweet colonial era treats and beverages. Books will be available for purchase and the author will be happy to sign them.
Le Fregate Hermione
A beautiful photo submitted by Rex Cowan, spotted off the Pointe de Raz and the Cap Sizun.
Lafayette Shawl Pattern