Marquis de Lafayette Gravesite - Picpus Cemetery
The Marquis de Lafayette and his wife Adrienne are buried in Picpus Cemetery in the 12th arrondissement in Paris. Picpus is located on the site of a mass grave holding victims of the revolution.

As per Lafayette's request, American soil was placed on his grave when he was buried in 1834. The American flag is flown over the site, and every year on the 4th of July a ceremony is held to honor his memory.

Photos by Matt Mezger '13
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