September 13, 2007

Video: Marquis de Lafayette Turns 250

The campus celebrates the Marquis’ birthday

On Sept. 6, the College held a huge party commemorating the 250th anniversary of the Marquis de Lafayette’s birth.

  • View a video
  • View all of Lafayette’s multimedia content at Live@Lafayette

The party was part of the College’s yearlong celebration in recognition of the life and legacy of the man for whom it is named. Other major events include a lecture series entitled Lives of Liberty and a historical exhibit, A Son and his Adoptive Father: The Marquis de Lafayette and George Washington.

  • A web site dedicated to the yearlong celebration and to the Marquis’ unique connection to the College provides information and updates.

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