Lafayette’s 1825 Tour In The Greater Western New York Region – Part II

Here we pick up Lafayette’s victory tour through Western New York in 1825. And do you know what did – and didn’t – happen in Waterloo? Click the link below for this week’s episode of The State of Greater Western New York Report to learn how research for Waterloo’s Lafayette trail marker uncovered a long believed hoax.

Julien Icher, founder and president of Lafayette Trail, Inc., takes up the trail from Lockport east as he describes Lafayette’s journey through the Greater Western New York Region in June 0f 1825.

In the show’s second half, Icher concludes with both planned festivities of the bicentennial celebration beginning next year as well as details on the book he is writing. Oh, yes, there’s one more thing: is it La Fayette or Lafayette? Icher provides the answer

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