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The Old State House in Boston
The Old State House in Boston

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Boston National Historical Park
In April of 1780, the Marquis De Lafayette debarked in Boston from the French frigate L'Hermione with news that French reinforcements were on their way. After the victory at Yorktown, the French army marched to Boston from where they sailed for the Caribbean on Christmas Day 1782.

Last updated: August 12, 2015

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Mailing Address:

Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail
Attention: Superintendent, National Park Service
200 Chestnut Street, 3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19016


(215) 597-1581

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