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Lafayette Birthday Celebration

  • 17 Sep 2023
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • 606 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark DE

On Sunday, September 17, 2023, we will celebrate Lafayette's birthday (belated) at the very place where he turned twenty years old...

At 3:00pm on Sunday, September 17, we will gather 40 miles south of Philadelphia at the historic Hale-Byrnes House.  AFL President, Alan Hoffman will be giving a talk about Lafayette's Farewell Tour.  After his talk, food and beverages will be served.  We will be collecting $10pp at the door.  

On September 6, 1777, (Lafayette's twentieth birthday) George Washington held a war council at the Hale-Byrnes House. George Washington, Nathaniel Greene, Henry Knox, Lafayette and other Continental Army officers attended. Their goal was to plan the defense of Philadelphia.

The Historic Hale-Byrnes House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a site on Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail. Hale-Byrnes House is on old Route 7 just south of Stanton, Delaware, near the intersection of Route 4 East and Route 7 North. The street address is 606 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, Delaware.

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