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Lafayette | by Dean Ayres
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Lafayette

Walking through Union Square on my way to visit Brooklyn via the Brooklyn Bridge, I saw a small group of people with a sign saying 'New York Historical Society Public Programs". I had a conversation with them, and joined their lecture about the statues to Lafayette and Washington in the park. The lecture was delivered by Cal Snyder, who's written a book about New York's war memorials. His lecture was a great way of deepening my understaning of American history.

 

I never made it to Brooklyn.

You can read about Lafayette on wikipedia.

  

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Taken on April 12, 2008