The frigate L’Hermione and the Marquis de Lafayette: from France to the American Revolution


Saturday, April 9, 2016
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


In 1780,  the Marquis de Lafayette crossed the Atlantic on the original L’Hermione to fight in the American Revolution. Captain Yann Cariou talks about commanding the current L’Hermione, with its 84 member crew, on its transatlantic crossings.  L’Hermione is considered the most authentic replica of a tall ship ever built.  She makes regular transatlantic crossings, now serving as a symbol of French-American friendship. Presentation in French and English.

Event Location and Ticket Information

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Alliance Francaise de Westchester
31 Mamaroneck Ave. 6th Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016
Times: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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$20 - AFW Members
$25 - Non-members

Presenter: Captain Yann Cariou
Presenter Phone: (914) 681-8735
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