If you have been to Paris a million times and are interested in history this is an interesting stop. This is the burial spot of Lafayette and the only place that the American flag is flown. During WWII the flag continued to fly even though the Germans were occupying Paris. The…
We are US history buffs. This was on our list, as we have seen Washington’s, Hamilton’s, Mulligan’s, Franklin’s graves...etc. But we couldn’t have done it without the famous fighting Frenchman. This cemetery isn’t easy to find and has limited hours. Two Euro charge
Burial spot of Lafayette! Great to see the American flag on such an important figure in America’s history! Don’t let your map take you into the hospital. Keep walking on Rue de Picpus. It is across from Renault dealership! Take a right (west)from the metro on Rue de Santerre…
On the suggestions of my wife who read David A. Clark's book "Adopted Son - Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship that saved the (American) revolution", we visited the tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette. The tomb is located inside a convent and you need to pay 2 Euros per…
Lafayette's grave site is indeed moving. The gardener told me to come back on the 4th of July when the American Ambassador comes for a special ceremony to lay a wreath. Also the site of a mass grave of victims of the Revolution.