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Archive for September 6th, 2007

Happy Birthday, Lafayette

Today marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Marie Jean Paul Joseph Roche Yves Gilbert du Motier Lafayette. The Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, visited North Carolina on his tour of the United States in 1824. After stops in Halifax and Raleigh, he made his first visit to Fayetteville, the […]

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