Lafeyette is fun to learn about!
Born September 6, 1757 in Chavaniac, France
Sailed to America aboard La Victoire at age 19, on April 20, 1777
Commissioned a Major General in the Continental Army
A Friend – to George Washington
Fearless – Served in 4 battles
Honest – Trusted by many
A leader – Advocate for slaves
Georgia is one of only four states in America that now celebrates a Lafayette day
During the American Revolution, men turned up the brim of their hats to make a Tricorn Hat. This activity will create a paper hat that looks like one Lafayette and George Washington would have worn!