Interview with Mark Schneider by Chuck Schwam (Virtual Event)


All of you know Mark Schneider as Lafayette, but... . Did you know he is even more popular as Napoleon worldwide?   Did you know that he interprets many other historical figures like Tarleton and Rochambeau?   Did you know that he is an expert equestrian that consults on movies and television programs?   Are […]

New book on Lafayette: Hero of Two Worlds by Mike Duncan- Zoom Conversation with Author


Mike Duncan, one of the foremost history podcasters in the world (100 million downloads !!) and a New York Times bestselling author, has turned his attention to Lafayette. His new book, Hero of Two Worlds was released earlier this week, and the American Friends of Lafayette will be providing you with a once in a […]

The French in 1780 Newport

Great Friends Meeting House 21 Farewell St, Newport, RI, United States

You are cordially invited to attend a celebration of the French Alliance and arrival in Newport on July 7 through 10 in Newport, Rhode Island sponsored by the Newport Historical Society, Alliance Française and the Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail. This living history event French weekend is free. Details are HERE. The event […]

Free – $175

Brave Soldier of Fame: Lafayette in Annapolis, Virtual Lecture by Glenn Campbell


Lafayette’s time in Annapolis totaled less than a fortnight spread out over five decades, but that was enough for the French nobleman and the city to develop a mutual admiration for one another. The first two times he came to Maryland’s capital in 1777 and 1781, he arrived on a mission; the last two visits in 1784 and 1824 were for pleasure.  Glenn Campbell talks about the long and warm relationship between Annapolis and America’s favorite fighting Frenchman. 


American Friends of Lafayette Celebrate Lafayette Day 2023

Virginia State Capitol Building 1000 Bank St, Richmond, VA, United States

Mark your calendars for this exciting event on March 14th! The American Friends of Lafayette will gather in the rotunda of the Virginia State Capitol building in Richmond to celebrate Lafayette Day in Virginia. 

The American Friends of Lafayette’s 2023 Annual Meeting

La Grange, Georgia La Grange, GA, United States

The American Friends of Lafayette will gather in LaGrange, Georgia for their annual meeting.  The city of LaGrange and the Lafayette Alliance there are rolling out the red carpet for the AFL.  This will be a special opportunity to see many performances and lectures regarding Lafayette.


Lafayette Day

Thornbury Farm 1256 Thornbury Road, West Chester, PA, United States

Randell Spackman of Thornbury Farms is hosting the free-family event at his farm, 1256 Thornbury Road, West Chester, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. In addition to Lafayette displays, the day will include food, music, a Heritage Walk and activities for children. The Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard will mark the beginning of the celebration.