2014 Historic Preservation Field Trips
2014 Preservation Maryland Events
Saturday, May 3 - Lafayette's Farewell Tour- A Presentation and Reception
During Lafayette's travels in Maryland, he was a guest at the Frederick home of his friend Colonel John McPherson from Decemeber 29-31, 1824.
On Saturday, May 3, hear Alan Hoffman, the first scholar to complete the unabridged translation of the journal of Lafayette's Farewell Tour, speak on Lafayette's visit to Maryland and the meaning of his words for a 21st century America. Afterwards, enjoy a reception at the McPherson-Ross House, the home where Lafayette stayed, and see historically-inspired wall murals depicting Lafayette's journey into Frederick, by local artist Virginia Jacobs McLaughlin. Visit our Event Page for more information and to register!