Posts By: Alex Hughes

Why did you join the Alliance? Denise and Ken Fine respond…

July 9, 2022 Journal

Two of the newest members of the Lafayette Alliance, Denise and Ken Fine, were asked why they joined. Here’s what they said: “As a new resident of LaGrange, I “discovered” the story of the Marquis…Read More

The AFL’s Important Partnerships

May 28, 2022 Journal

by Chuck Schwam, originally featured in The Gazette of the American Friends of Lafayette No. 96 Part II May 2022. As many of you know, The American Friends of Lafayette is not the only “game…Read More

2022 Student Art Competition Winners

May 7, 2022 News & Announcements

The Alliance’s student art competition was a great success this year! We would like to thank the following:Mr. Bowden, Lafayette Christian SchoolMs. Ammerman, LaGrange Academy Competition Judge: Professor Marcia Brown, LaGrange CollegeCompetition Judge: Director Laura…Read More

Lafayette Day 2022: Wreath Laying Ceremony

May 5, 2022 Events

Join us on Tuesday, September 6, 2022, at 10:00 AM on Lafayette Square in LaGrange, Georgia! The Lafayette Alliance will host a wreath-laying ceremony to honor the life and legacy of General Lafayette and his…Read More

2022 Membership Meeting

April 15, 2022 Events

In accordance with the current bylaws of the Alliance, a membership meeting will be held via Zoom on May 10, 2022, at 5:30 pm. The slate of officers and directors set forth by the Nominating…Read More

Lafayette Alliance partners with National History Day Georgia

January 14, 2022 News & Announcements

The Lafayette Alliance is excited to announce its partnership with National History Day West Georgia and National History Day Georgia. The Lafayette Alliance will sponsor special awards at the West Georgia Regional contest and the…Read More

2022 Student Art Competition

December 8, 2021 Events

Subject:  Chateau de LaGrange-Bleneau Background: The Chateau de LaGrange-Bleneau is thirty miles east of Paris, France. Originally constructed in 1363, it served as home for the Marquis de Lafayette from 1799 until his death in…Read More

Lafayette Day 2021

September 6, 2021 Events, News & Announcements

Thanks to LaGrange Television and the City of LaGrange, the Lafayette Alliance premiered its Lafayette Day 2021 video on September 6, 2021. Did you miss the video then? Enjoy it here on our website! This…Read More

Cockade Issue I

A benefit of membership in the Lafayette Alliance is early access to The Cockade. Would you like to become a member? Go to or email Alliance Secretary, Alex Hughes at [email protected]Read More

Winning Essays

July 22, 2021 News & Announcements

Lafayette’s Escape from Prison by Eli Spears Saturday, November 6th, 1794 Day… Day I can’t seem to remember anymore. I’ve filled this journal with as many events as I can muster and yet my memory…Read More