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General Marquis de Lafayette headquarters

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General Marquis de Lafayette headquarters

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Description

Image of General Marquis de Lafayette headquarters located in Tiverton, R.I.

During the American Revolution the British held Aquidneck Island and Tiverton became an asylum for Americans fleeing the British oppression. The famous French General, Marquis de Lafayette, briefly used a house just north of Four Corners as his headquarters.

See also:
Revolutionary War, American, 1775-1783

United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.

Source

Preston Collection. Accession C#858.

Publisher

Rhode Island State Archives

Date

c. 1925-1930

Rights

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

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jpeg

Language

eng

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photo

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Citation

"General Marquis de Lafayette headquarters," in Virtual Exhibits, Item #31, http://sos.ri.gov/virtualarchives/items/show/31 (accessed December 21, 2014).