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Save the Date! Lafayette Birthday Celebrations, September 5-6, 2014

This is North Carolinaís official Lafayette Birthday Celebration, as recognized by the NC General Assembly and the United States House and Senate!

Planned events include:

  • A concert of French music
  • The rededication of the Lafayette Room at Methodist University
  • An exhibit of Lafayette artifacts
  • Birthday cake for Lafayette
  • and many other activities!

The March meeting and banquet was a great success! See pictures from the Fayetteville Observer's photo gallery and view an inspiring video about L'Hermione 2015 on our Events page.

The Lafayette Society is pleased to welcome The American Friends of Lafayette to Fayetteville, North Carolina, June 12-14 for their 2014 annual meeting.

Members of Fayetteville's Lafayette Society are eligible for a reduced registration rate of $100 for the meeting. (Please make a note on the registration form that you're a Lafayette Society member and that you won't be attending the tours and lunch during the day on Friday.)

AFL members who visit Fayetteville for the meeting will be able to walk in the footsteps of Lafayette when he visited in 1825 on the Lafayette Trail Tour. The video below gives just a glimpse of the tour highlights.

We look forward to seeing you in June!


Read more about Lafayette from local historian Roy Parker Jr.

Join the Lafayette Society by contacting us today!

250th Birthday Celebration

Click here to view Telly Award-winning video!

St. Avold

Learn more about St. Avold - our sister-city in France.

Click the image below to view our latest newsletter (PDF).
* Special Edition *

* Spring 2013 *

Purchase Lafayette Commemorative Items
Purchase a handsome glass paperweight commemorating Lafayette and Fayetteville, NCís unique relationship to him. A very limited number of collectible items from the 250th birthday celebration in 2007 also remain.

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Call 910-678-8899, or click here for more information.

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