I am so glad I did this!
It's a little difficult to find someone who knows where it is, so take Le Metro to the Picpus stop (east side of Paris) and you will be at a traffic circle when you emerge. In the direction in which you emerge, walk straight across the circle, on the wide residential (apartment buildings) road till it stops at another road. Make a left. Walk to the church on the left, go slightly past that (not the correct church for this purpose), and there is a small doorway on the left and inside of that you can see another church with the blue doors in some pictures here). You pay the nice man with the German shepherd, he gives you a map, and you go in.
It's very well kept, dignified, and a real treasure to find. I am so thankful to this man for what he did for America. And I'm grateful to the Daughters of the American Revolution for helping to maintain the site. On July 4th every year (hence me looking this up since today is July 4th), there is a ceremony where they change the flag. Both counties participate.
I walked for a long ways to find flowers and when I proudly announced to the woman behind the counter that these (red, white, and blue) flowers are for General Lafayette, she said in perfect nonchalant English but with a French sensibility, "I know." I'm guessing other people visit there but it was a very funny moment.
I found the French to be wonderful and hospitable people. It really made the trip what it was; fantastic. Paris is a magnificent city.
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